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Herbert Minoru Nakata

Herbert Minoru Nakata was American microbiology educator, academic administrator. Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member American Society for Microbiology (vice president Northwest branch 1975-1976, 83-84, president 1976-1977, 84-85, councilor 1980-1983), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Nakata, Herbert Minoru was born on March 10, 1930 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Russell K. and Fusayo (Osaka) Nakata.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1952. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1959.

    Career

    • Instructor Washington State University, Pullman, assistant professor, associate professor, professor microbiology, chairman department microbiology, 1968-1992. Retired, 1993.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member American Society for Microbiology (vice president Northwest branch 1975-1976, 83-84, president 1976-1977, 84-85, councilor 1980-1983), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, woodworking, fishing, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Wescott, April 9, 1960. Children: Stephen J., Laura D., Debra L.
    • father: Russell K. Nakata
    • mother: Fusayo (Osaka) Nakata
    • spouse: Barbara Ann Wescott
    • children: Stephen J. Nakata
    • Laura D. Nakata
    • Debra L. Nakata
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    Nationality
    • 1952
      University Illinois
    • 1956
      University Illinois
    • 1959
      University Illinois
    • 1968 - 1992
      Instructor, Washington State University
      Pullman, Washington, United States
    • 1993
      retired