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William James Ash

William James Ash, American geneticist, educator. Recipient Travel award Cornell University, 1963, Travel award National Science Foundation, 1983; National Science Foundation grantee, 1970-1972, 79-81.

Background

  • Ash, William James was born on November 3, 1931. Son of William and Anna Marie (Ruegg) Ash.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1953. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1960.

    Career

    • Graduate research assistant Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1955-1959, research geneticist, 1959-1964. Director research Crescent Corporation, Aquebogue, 1964-1965. Assistant professor West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1965-1966.

      Professor St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1966-1981, Kuwait University, Arabian Gulf, 1976-1978. Program officer National Science Foundation, Washington, 1979-1981. Member senior staff United States-Saudi Joint Commission, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1982-1983.

      President Advisory Associates International, Westhampton, New York, 1981-1994. Professor State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1985-1991, professor emeritus, since 1991.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: roman Catholic. Republican.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Commander Peconic Bay Power Squadron, Riverhead, New York, 1986-1988. Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Canton, 1967-1969. Coach United States Amateur Ice Hockey Association, Canton, 1970-1975.

    Captain United States Army, 1953-1965. Fellow American Dermatoglyphics Association. Member Cape Lookout Sail and Power Squadron Club, Alpenverein Club, Sigma Xi, Beta Beta Beta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, gardening, photography, travel, amateur radio, genealogy, celestial navigation.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Louise Kehm, June 15, 1953 (deceased June, 6, 2001). Children: Annalee M., Barbara A. (deceased), William J., Junior, James J., Lydia A.
    • father: William Ash
    • mother: Anna Marie (Ruegg) Ash
    • spouse: Gertrude Louise Kehm
    • children: Annalee M. Ash
    • Barbara A. Ash (deceased)
    • William J. Ash
    • Junior Ash
    • James J. Ash
    • Lydia A. Ash
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    Born November 3, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1953
      Cornell University
    • 1958
      Cornell University
    • 1960
      Cornell University
    • 1955 - 1959
      Graduate research assistant, Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1959 - 1964
      Graduate research assistant, Cornell University
    • 1964 - 1965
      director, research Crescent Corporation
      Aquebogue, New York, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      assistant, professor West Virginia University
      Morgantown, Kentucky, United States
    • 1966 - 1981
      professor, St. Lawrence University
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      professor, St. Lawrence University
    • 1979 - 1981
      program officer, National Science Foundation
      Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1994
      president, Advisory Associates International
      Westhampton, New York, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      member, senior staff United States-Saudi Joint Commission
      Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
    • 1985 - 1991
      professor, State University of New York
      Stony Brook, New York, United States
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