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John Nicholas Belkin

John Nicholas Belkin, Russian zoologist, educator. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Entomological Society American; member Society Systematic Zoology (council), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Belkin, John Nicholas was born on October 24, 1913 in Petrograd, Russia. Son of Nicholas Paul and Ina (Tardent) Belkin.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1928, naturalized, 1938. Student Harvard University, 1931-1933. Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1938, Doctor of Philosophy., 1946.

    Career

    • ; children—Laura T., Michael J., Elisabeth J. Married Sharon Lee Shannon. 1 son, Karl E. Assistant then instructor entomology Cornell Univercity, 1938-1942, 46.

      Assistant research specialist entomology Rutgers University, 1946. Associate professor biology Associated Colls. Upper New York, 1946-1949.

      Resident head biology department Mohawk College, Utica, New York, 1946-1948, Sampson College, also Champlain College, 1948-1949. Member of faculty University of California at Los Angeles, from 1949, professor zoology, 1958-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1980.

    Works

    • Author: The Mosquitoes of the South Pacific, 2 vols., 1962. Fundamentals of Entomology, 1972. Also numerous research papers.

    Membership

    Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Entomological Society American. Member Society Systematic Zoology (council), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Natalie Yantsin (divorced).; married Lorraine Lyla Marvin (deceased.; married Sharon Lee Shannon.

      Children: Nicholas J., Tanya, Natasha J.
    • father: Nicholas Paul Belkin
    • mother: Ina (Tardent) Belkin
    • spouses: Natalie Yantsin
    • Lorraine Lyla Marvin
    • Sharon Lee Shannon
    • children: Nicholas J. Belkin
    • Tanya Belkin
    • Natasha J Belkin
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    Born October 24, 1913
    Died April 25, 1980
    (aged 66)
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