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Arnel Roy Hallauer

Arnel Roy Hallauer, American geneticist.


  • Hallauer, Arnel Roy was born on May 4, 1932 in Netawaka, Kansas, United States. Son of Roy Virgil and Mabel Fern (Bohnenkemper) Hallauer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, 1954. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1960.


    • Research agronomist United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, 1958-1960, geneticist Raleigh, North Carolina, 1961-1962, research geneticist Ames, 1963-1989. Professor Iowa State University, 1990—2002, C.F. Curtiss Distinguished professor agriculture emeritus, since 2003.



    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Second lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1956. Fellow American Society Agronomy (Agronomic Achievement award for crops 1989, Agronomic Research award 1992), Crop Science Society (Dekalb Pfizer Crop Science award 1981, President's award 2002), Iowa Academy of Sciences (distinguished fellow 1985). Member National Academy of Sciences, 1988, National Agri-Marketing Association (national award for excellence in research 1993), Kansas State University Alumni Association (alumni fellow 1997), Iowa State Alumni Association (faculty citation 1987, Distinguished Achievement Citation 1995), Gamma Sigma Delta (Distinguished Service to Agriculture award 1990, Research Award of Merit 1999).


    • Married Janet Yvonne Goodmanson, August 29, 1964. Children: Elizabeth, Paul.
    • father: Roy Virgil Hallauer
    • mother: Mabel Fern (Bohnenkemper) Hallauer
    • spouse: Janet Yvonne Goodmanson
    • children: Elizabeth Hallauer
    • Paul Hallauer
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    • 1954
      Kansas State University
    • 1958
      Iowa State University
    • 1960
      Iowa State University
    • 1958 - 1960
      Research agronomist United States Department of Agriculture
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      Research agronomist United States Department of Agriculture
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1963 - 1989
      Research agronomist United States Department of Agriculture