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Brian Hocking

Brian Hocking, British educator.


  • Hocking, Brian was born on September 22, 1914 in London, England. Son of Sydney Blake and Alice (Fisher) Hocking.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University London, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy., 1953. Master of Science, U. Alberta (Canada), 1948.


    • Assistant professor entomology U. Alberta, 1946-1951, associate professor, 1951-1954, professor, department chairman, 1954-1974. Consultant World Health Organization (commission on filariasis 1964-1969).


    • Editor: Quaestiones Entomologicae, 1965-1974. Six-Legged Science, 2d edition., 1971. Biology or Oblivion, 2d edition., 1972.


    Served to major Indian Army, 1942-1945. Member Entomological Society Royal College Science (president 1937), Entomological Society Alberta (president 1967), Entomological Society Canada (president 1960), Entomol Society American, Royal Society Canada, Royal Entomological Society London, American Mosquito Control Association, Institute Biology, Entomological Society Ontario, Bee Research Association, Arctic Institute North American, Amateur Entomological Society, Filariasis Association. Member editorial committee Annual Review Entomology, 1971-1974.


    • Married Jocelyn May Hicks, January 17, 1938. Children: Martin Blake, Drake, Linnet Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Sydney Blake Hocking
    • mother: Alice (Fisher) Hocking
    • spouse: Jocelyn May Hicks
    • children: Martin Blake Hocking
    • Drake Hocking
    • Linnet Elizabeth (Mrs Hocking
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    Born September 22, 1914
    Died March 23, 1974
    (aged 59)