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David Armstrong West

David Armstrong West, Lebanese, American biology educator. North Atlantic Treaty Organization fellow, 1960-1961; National Institutes of Health fellow, 1961-1962.


  • West, David Armstrong was born on April 9, 1933 in Beirut, Lebanon. Parents American citizens. Son of William Armstrong and Dorothy (Allen) West.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1959.


    • Assistant professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1959-1960. Assistant professor biology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1961-1968, associate professor, since 1968.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    • Married Lindsay Lattimore Butte, July 26, 1958. Children: Peter Armstrong, Roger Lattimore, Susan Talcott.
    • father: William Armstrong West
    • mother: Dorothy (Allen) West
    • spouse: Lindsay Lattimore Butte
    • children: Peter Armstrong West
    • Roger Lattimore West
    • Susan Talcott West
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    Born April 9, 1933
    • 1955
      Cornell University
    • 1959
      Cornell University
    • 1959 - 1960
      Assistant, professor Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1961 - 1968
      assistant, professor biology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
      Blacksburg, Virginia, United States