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Frederick Schenck Barkalow

Frederick Schenck Barkalow, American educator, zoologist. Recipient American Motors Conservation award, 1967; Government's award for Conservationist of Year, 1968; named to North Carolina Conservation Hall of Fame, 1979.


  • Barkalow, Frederick Schenck was born on February 23, 1914 in Marietta, Georgia, United States. Son of Frederick Schenck and Katherine Aurelia (White) Barkalow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Georgia Institute Technology, 1936. Student Auburn U., 1936-1938. Master of Science in Zoology, University of Michigan, 1939, Doctor of Philosophy.

      (Rosenwald fellow 1946-1947), 1948.


    • Instructor zoology Auburn U., 1936-1939, instructor botany and plant pathology, 1946. Chief biologist Alabama Department Conservation, 1939-1941. Member of faculty North Carolina State University of North Carolina, Raleigh, from 1947, professor zoology, 1947-1967, professor zoology and forestry, 1968-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1982, head department, 1950-1963.

      Consultant wildlife, 1939-1982.


    • Contributor numerous articles in field.


    Member Secretary Agriculture Advisory Committee Multiple Use National Forests, 1963-1968. Member tropical biology panel U. Costa Rica, 1962. Served lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946.

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Archaeol. Society North Carolina (president 1959-1960), North Carolina Academy Science (vice president 1962, president 1971), North Carolina Wildlife Federation (secretary 1948, trustee from 1960, president 1965-1966, 74-75, American Society Mammalogists (director 1961-1971.


    • Married Joan Metzger, November 23, 1937.
    • father: Frederick Schenck Barkalow
    • mother: Katherine Aurelia (White) Barkalow
    • spouse: Joan Metzger
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    Born February 23, 1914
    Died June 22, 1982
    (aged 68)