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Koloman Lehotsky

Koloman Lehotsky, educator. Recipient 1st Charles H. Flory Distinguished Service award South Carolina. Forestry Association, 1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1944.; Member Society American Foresters (sec-treasurer Appalachian section since 1973), Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Xi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

Background

  • Lehotsky, Koloman was born on February 18, 1906 in Spisská Nová Ves, Czechoslovakia. Son of Martin Suzanne (Yurchová) Lehotsky.

  • Education

    • Ing., Bohemian Technology U., Prague, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1934.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1929, naturalized, 1934. Assistant, University of Michigan, 1930-1934. Junior to associate forester United States Soil Conservation Service, 1934-1937, 38-47, forestry specialist, 1944-1947.

      Professor forestry Escola Superior de Agriculture e Veterinaria, Vicosa, Brazil, 1937-1938. Associate professor forestry Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1947-1955, professor forestry, 1955-1971, established department forestry, 1957, Clemson Arboretum, 1951, head department, 1956-1969, professor silviculture emeritus, head emeritus department forestry, 1971-1975. Director-at-large Czechoslovak Society Arts and Sciences in American, 1968-1972.

      Chairman Foresters Council South Carolina., 1962-1964.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1944. Member Society American Foresters (sec-treasurer Appalachian section since 1973), Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Xi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine M. Beals, August 26, 1941. Children: Paul, Suzanne.
    • father: Martin Suzanne (Yurchová) Lehotsky. Lehotsky
    • spouse: Josephine M. Beals
    • children: Paul Lehotsky
    • Suzanne Lehotsky
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    Born February 18, 1906
    Died August 20, 1975
    (aged 69)