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Jaques Cattell

Jaques Cattell, American editor, lecturer, public. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (chairman Lancaster branch 1934-1947), Pennsylvania Academy Science (vice president 1937-1939, chairman publicity committee 1942-1946), Arizona Academy Sciences (councilor since 1959).

Background

  • Cattell, Jaques was born on June 2, 1904 in Garrison, New York, United States. Son of James McKeen and Josephine (Owen) Cattell.

  • Education

    • Student Harvard, 1920-1921, University of Arizona, 1921-1923, Columbia.

    Career

    • 1 son, James Forest; married second, Elizabeth Walsh, August 30, 1947. Student assistant G. H. Parker, Harvard, 1921. Research assistant Desert Botan.

      Laboratory Carnegie Institute, 1921-1922. Investigator Bermuda Biological Station, summer 1921, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, summer 1921-1923. Student assistant, University of Arizona, 1923.

      Associate editor American Men. Science, 1927, editor since 1927. Acting editor Science, 1931, 34, 1943-1944, editor, 1944-1946.

      Editor Leaders in Education, since 1938. Acting editor American Naturalist, 1934, editor, 1938-1946, publisher, since 1946. Editor Biographical Directory American Scholars since 1941.

      Secretary-treasurer The Science Press Printing Company, 1927-1943, vice president, 1933-1943, president, treasurer, 1943-1948. Executive manager The Science Press, 1938-1948, president, 1948-1956. President Jaques Cattell Press, Inc., since 1940.

      Editorial consultant Academic Press, Inc., 1957-1959. Lecturer in technical public, Arizona State University, since 1959. Public, Science Illustrated, 1945-1946.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (chairman Lancaster branch 1934-1947), Pennsylvania Academy Science (vice president 1937-1939, chairman publicity committee 1942-1946), Arizona Academy Sciences (councilor since 1959). Clubs: Arizona (Phoenix).

    Connections

    • Married Gwynneth Pease, February 23, 1938 (divorced).; married second, Elizabeth Walsh, August 30, 1947.
    • father: James McKeen Cattell
    • mother: Josephine (Owen) Cattell
    • spouses: Gwynneth Pease
    • Elizabeth Walsh
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    Died December 18, 1960
    (aged 56)
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