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Ruth Elizabeth Holland

Ruth Elizabeth Holland, American limnology research scientist.


  • Holland, Ruth Elizabeth was born on April 17, 1936 in Weatherly, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Frederick and Ruth Mae (Krick) Holland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1958. Master of Science, University Michigan, 1962.


    • Fisheries research biologist United States Bureau Commercial Fisheries, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1963-1966. Research specialist University Wisconsin Center Great Lakes Studies, Milwaukee, 1966-1976. Research investigator department atmospheric, oceanic-space science University Michigan College Engineering, Ann Arbor, since 1976.

      Reserch associate department oceanography Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1982. Consultant Industrial Biotest, Northbrook, Illinois, 1970, Attorney General State Wisconsin, Madison, 1972, 73.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Treasurer Newport Elementary School Parent Teacher Student Organization, Ann Arbor, 1980-1981, vice president Forsythe Junior High PTSO, 1983-1984, curriculum chairman, 1984-1986. Den mother, committee chairwoman Cub Scouts American, Ann Arbor, 1979-1982. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Member International Society Diatom Research, Societas International Limnologiae, Freshwater Biological Association Great Britain, International Association for Great Lakes Research, Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.



    Travel, theater, gardening, music, reading.


    • Married Alfred Merle Beeton, June 4, 1966. Children: Jonathan Eugene, Daniel Paul.
    • father: Charles Frederick Holland
    • mother: Ruth Mae (Krick) Holland
    • spouse: Alfred Merle Beeton
    • children: Jonathan Eugene Holland
    • Daniel Paul Holland
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    • 1958
      St. Olaf College
    • 1962
      University Michigan
    • 1963 - 1966
      Fisheries research biologist United States Bureau Commercial Fisheries
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1966 - 1976
      research specialist, University Wisconsin Center Great Lakes Studies
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States