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Noe Higinbotham

Noe Higinbotham, American educator. award, Darmstadt, W.


  • Higinbotham, Noe was born on September 6, 1913 in Sullivan County, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles Francis and Cora (Tarrh) Higinbotham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Butler U., 1935. Student Johns Hopkins, 1935-1937. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1940.


    • Instructor algae Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, 1941. Theresa Seessel research fellow Yale, 1941-1942. Plant physiologist Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Beaumont, 1942-1945.

      Assistant professor of University Notre Dame, 1945-1947. Senior scientist Argonne National Laboratory, 1947-1948. Associate professor Washington State University, 1948-1953.

      Chairman botany department, 1949-1955, professor, 1953-1980. Guest professor Botanische Institute Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, West Germany, 1975. United States Senior Scientist Humboldt award, Darmstadt, West Germany, 1977-1978.

      Fulbright research scholar, Australia, 1963.


    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Biophysics Society, Botanical Society American, American Society Plant Physiologists (chairman Western section 1957-1958), American Bryological Society, American Association University Professors, N.W. Science Association (councillor 1952-1955), Sigma Xi. Member editorial board Plant Physiology, 1967-1970, 72-74, editor, 1974-1980.


    • Married Betty Louise Wilson, April.
    • father: Charles Francis Higinbotham
    • mother: Cora (Tarrh) Higinbotham
    • spouse: Betty Louise Wilson
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    Born September 6, 1913
    Died February 6, 1980
    (aged 66)