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Louis Sampson Kornicker

Louis Sampson Kornicker, museum curator. Member Society Systematic Zoology, Crustacean Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Kornicker, Louis Sampson was born on May 23, 1919 in New York City. Son of Howard and Lena (Cohen) Kornicker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1941. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1942. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1954.

      Doctor of Philosophy, 1957.

    Career

    • Technology group supervisor Hercules Powder Company, Chattanooga, 1942-1945. Senior process engineer, pilot plant superintendent Cities Service Refining Company, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1945-1948. Secretary, treasurer Uncle Sam Chemical Company, New York City, 1948-1957.

      Assistant director Institute Marine Science University Texas, Port Aransas, 1957-1960. Geologist Office Naval Research, Chicago, 1960-1961. Professor oceanography Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1961-1964.

      Curator department invertebrate zoology National Museum Natural History, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1968—2010, emeritus curator, since 2010. Adjunct professor biology George Washington University, since 1968.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Society Systematic Zoology, Crustacean Society, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Nyman. Children: Lance, Steven, William.
    • father: Howard Kornicker
    • mother: Lena (Cohen) Kornicker
    • spouse: Beatrice Nyman
    • children: Lance Kornicker
    • Steven Kornicker
    • William Kornicker
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    Born May 23, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1941
      University Alabama
    • 1954
      Columbia University
    • 1942 - 1945
      Technology group supervisor Hercules Powder Company
      Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
    • 1945 - 1948
      senior, process engineer
      Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
    • 1948 - 1957
      secretary, Uncle Sam Chemical Company
    • 1948 - 1957
      treasurer, Uncle Sam Chemical Company
    • 1957 - 1960
      assistant, director Institute Marine Science University Texas
      Port Aransas, Texas, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      geologist Office Naval Research
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
      professor, oceanography Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
      College Station, Texas, United States
    • 1968 - 2010
      curator department invertebrate zoology National Museum Natural History
      Washington, United States
    • 2010
      curator department invertebrate zoology National Museum Natural History
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