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Cornelis Adrianus Gerrit Wiersma

Cornelis Adrianus Gerrit Wiersma, Dutch physiologist, educator. Member faculty Utrecht U., Holland, 1929-1934; member of faculty California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1934-1979, professor biology, 1947-1979; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Zoological Society, Society General Physiology.

Background

  • Wiersma, Cornelis Adrianus Gerrit was born on October 10, 1905 in Naaldwyk, Holland. Son of Klaas and Cornelia (Rystenbil) Wiersma.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Leiden U., 1926. Master of Science, Utrecht U., 1929, Doctor of Philosophy. (Dondersfonds research fellow), 1933.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1934.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional journals.

    Membership

    Member faculty Utrecht U., Holland, 1929-1934. Member of faculty California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1934-1979, professor biology, 1947-1979. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Zoological Society, Society General Physiology.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanne J. Netten, December 21, 1932.
    • father: Klaas Wiersma
    • mother: Cornelia (Rystenbil) Wiersma
    • spouse: Jeanne J. Netten
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    Born October 10, 1905
    Died March, 1979
    (aged 73)
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