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Eldridge Melvin Bertke

Eldridge Melvin Bertke, American cell biologist. Decorated DFC, Air medal with six oak leaf clusters.; Recipient Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation fellowship, 1952-1955. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.; Member New York Academy Science, American Society Cell Biology, Electron Microscopy Society American, Sigma Xi, Tri Beta, Phi Sigma.; Club:.

Background

  • Bertke, Eldridge Melvin was born on August 19, 1920 in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Clinton Charles and Elsie (Wendt) Bertke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1950, Master of Science, 1951, Doctor of Philosophy., 1955.

    Career

    • Assistant professor, head department U. Dubuque, 1956-1958. With Arizona State University, Tempe, from 1958, professor histology, cytology, department zoology, from 1967. Consultant toxicology, private industry, surgeon general United States Army, 1973-1978.

      Molecular biologist Institute Research Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, from 1970.

    Works

    • Author: Cytology, 1968, 2d edition., 1974.

    Politics

    When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

    Religion

    The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member New York Academy Science, American Society Cell Biology, Electron Microscopy Society American, Sigma Xi, Tri Beta, Phi Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Emily Latchel, April. Children: Charles, Brian, William.
    • father: Clinton Charles Bertke
    • mother: Elsie (Wendt) Bertke
    • spouse: Emily Latchel
    • children: Charles Bertke
    • Brian Bertke
    • William Bertke
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    Died November, 1981
    (aged 61)
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