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Leonard Robert Joppa

Leonard Robert Joppa, American research geneticist, agronomist, educator. Recipient Outstanding Scientist award Federal Executive Association, 1992. With United States Air Force, 1951-1954, Korea. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America; member Genetics Society of America, Genetics Society of Canada, Sigma Xi (Outstanding Scientist award 1978), Phi Sigma.

Background

  • Joppa, Leonard Robert was born on September 29, 1930 in Billings, Montana, United States. Son of Carl Albert and Grace Alma (Shoop) Joppa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Montana State University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Montana State University, 1967. Master of Science, Oregon State University, 1962.

    Career

    • Agronomist Montana Agriculture Experiment Sta, Sidney, 1957-1964. Research fellow Montana State University, Bozeman, 1964-1967. Research geneticist Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Fargo, North Dakota, since 1967.

      Adjunct professor North Dakota State University, Fargo, since 1967.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    With United States Air Force, 1951-1954, Korea. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America. Member Genetics Society of America, Genetics Society of Canada, Sigma Xi (Outstanding Scientist award 1978), Phi Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Ann Osborn, June 7, 1959. Children: Teresa Louise, William Robert, Barbara Lynn, Margaret Annual.
    • father: Carl Albert Joppa
    • mother: Grace Alma (Shoop) Joppa
    • spouse: Catherine Ann Osborn
    • children: Teresa Louise Joppa
    • William Robert Joppa
    • Barbara Lynn Joppa
    • Margaret Annual Joppa
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    Born September 29, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Montana State University
    • 1967
      Montana State University
    • 1962
      Oregon State University
    • 1957 - 1964
      Agronomist Montana Agriculture Experiment Sta
      Sidney, New York, United States
    • 1964 - 1967
      research fellow, Montana State University
      Bozeman, Montana, United States
    • 1967
      research geneticist Agricultural Research Service
      Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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