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David Hill Benzing

David Hill Benzing, American biologist, educator. Grant, United States National Park Service, National Science Foundation, National Geography Society, 0196—1995. Various board offices Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association, Environmental Design Innovation Center, Ohio, 1980—2006.

Background

  • Benzing, David Hill was born on October 13, 1937 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Frances Hill and Kenneth Benzing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Miami University, Ohio, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1965.

    Career

    • Robert S. Danforth professor biology Oberlin College, Ohio, 1965—2006. Jessie Cox chair tropical botany Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida, since 2006. E-4 United States Army Reserve, 1960-1965, Fort Jackson South Carolina, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Various board offices Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association, Environmental Design Innovation Center, Ohio, 1980—2006.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Grashoff, August 9, 1989.
    • father: Frances Hill
    • mother: Kenneth Benzing
    • spouse: Linda Grashoff
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    Born October 13, 1937
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Miami University
    • 1965
      University Michigan
    • 1965 - 2006
      Robert S. Danforth professor, biology Oberlin College
      Ohio, United States
    • 2006
      Jessie Cox chair tropical botany Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
      Sarasota, Florida, United States