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John Thomas Curtis

John Thomas Curtis, American educator. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ecological Society American; member British Ecological Society, Torrey Botanical; Club, Wisconsin Academy Science.

Background

  • Curtis, John Thomas was born on September 20, 1913 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frank T. and Emma (Kleigel) Curtis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Carroll College, 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1937.

    Career

    • Botany, associate professor, 1937-1951, professor botany, since 1951. Instructor University of Pennsylvania, 1940. Research director Societe Haitiano-Americaine Development Agricole, 1942-1945.

      Chairman Wisconsin State Board Preservation Scientific Areas, 1952-1955. Research associate Milwaukee Public Museum, since 1954. Guggenheim fellow, 1942, 56.

    Works

    • Author: The Vegetation of Wisconsin, 1959.

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ecological Society American. Member British Ecological Society, Torrey Botanical. Club, Wisconsin Academy Science.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Anne Kurtenacker, April. Children: Steven G., Thomas F. Faculty University of Wisconsin.
    • father: Frank T. Curtis
    • mother: Emma (Kleigel) Curtis
    • spouse: Jane Anne Kurtenacker
    • children: Steven G. Curtis
    • Thomas F. Faculty U. Wis Curtis
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    Born September 20, 1913
    Died July 7, 1961
    (aged 47)
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