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Leo Tildon Murray

Leo Tildon Murray, American biologist. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Texas Academy Science, Ecological Society American, American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, American Society Mammalogy, American Fisheries Society, American Ornithological Union, Wilson Society, Herpetologists Union, Indiana Academy Science, Texas Herpetological Society, Alpha Chi, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Murray, Leo Tildon was born on May 4, 1902 in Bastland County, Texas, United States. Son of Adrian Albert and Olivia May (Jones) Murray.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Sul Ross State Teachers College, Alpine, Texas, 1927. Master of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

    Career

    • Teacher Texas public schools, 1922-1930, night school, Itaca, 1930-1931, Doyle Academy, Ithaca, 1931-1932. New York State Biological Survey, summers, 1932-1935. Assistant professor biology Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Indiana, 1935-1936.

      Associate professor biology, and director of Museum, Baylor University, 1936-1944. Associate professor biology, A. and M. College Texas, 1944-1946. Aquatic biologist United States Fish and Wild Life Service, since 1946.

      Leader, project investigations Missouri River Basin Studies. Associate professor zoology University of Southern California, summer, 1947.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Texas Academy Science, Ecological Society American, American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, American Society Mammalogy, American Fisheries Society, American Ornithological Union, Wilson Society, Herpetologists Union, Indiana Academy Science, Texas Herpetological Society, Alpha Chi, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Zoe Ellen Jenne, June 18, 1921. Children: Ellen, Leo Tildon, Junior.
    • father: Adrian Albert Murray
    • mother: Olivia May (Jones) Murray
    • spouse: Zoe Ellen Jenne
    • children: Ellen Murray
    • Leo Tildon Murray
    • Jr Murray
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    Born March 4, 1902
    Died March 2, 1958
    (aged 55)
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