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Lawrence Kay Magrath

Lawrence Kay Magrath, American biology educator. Grant, Kansas Academy of Sciences, 1969, University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, 1982-1983.


  • Magrath, Lawrence Kay was born on March 28, 1943 in Garnett, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Jerome and Ruth (Richardson) M.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Emporia State University, 1967. Master of Science, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1973.


    • Assistant instructor biology University Kansas, Lawrence, 1970—1972. Professor biology, curator herbarium University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, Chickasha, from 1972. Secretary, treasurer board trustees Flora Oklahoma Inc., Oklahoma City, from 1983.

      Member Oklahoma Republican District Committee, 1983—1984. Treasurer district 4, from 1984. Member Oklahoma Republican State Committee, from 1985.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of Oklahoma Academy of Sciences (executive council 1982-1984, recording secretary 1984), Oklahoma Society Medical Technology Educators, Southwestern Association Naturalists, New England Bot Club, California Botanical Society, Botanical Society America, American Institute Biological Science, Kansas Academy of Sciences, American Sofc. Plant Taxonomists, International Association Plant Taxonomists, Kappa Delta Pi, Beta Beta Beta, Sigma Xi.



    Book collecting, gardening, landscaping, raising orchids.


    • father: Charles Jerome M..
    • mother: Ruth (Richardson) M..
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    Born March 28, 1943
    Died February 24, 2007
    (aged 63)
    • 1967
      Emporia State University
    • 1973
      University Kansas
    • 1970 - 1972
      Assistant, instructor biology University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States