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Leonard Leroy Slyter

Leonard Leroy Slyter, American microbiologist. Flood fellow, 1951-1952. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Society Microbiology, American Society Animal Science.

Background

  • Slyter, Leonard Leroy was born on November 13, 1933 in Fontana, Kansas, United States. Son of Elmer Jess and Anna Dorothea (Rodewald) Slyter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Dairy Production Agriculture, Kansas State University, 1955. Master of Science in Agriculture, University Missouri, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition, North Carolina State University, 1963.

    Career

    • Research assistant University Missouri, Columbia, 1957-1958, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1959-1962. Research associate University Illinois, Urbana, 1963-1964. Research chemist Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, 1965-1978, microbiologist, 1979-1996, retired, since 1996.

      Cooperative scientist Office International Cooperative and Development, New Delhi, 1986-1991, department animal science and agricultural biochemistry University Delaware, Newark, 1988-1990, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1974-1976.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Society Microbiology, American Society Animal Science.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, gardening, horses, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Dolores Jean Reifel, September 6, 1958. Children: Susan Lynn, Sandra Jean.
    • father: Elmer Jess Slyter
    • mother: Anna Dorothea (Rodewald) Slyter
    • spouse: Dolores Jean Reifel
    • children: Susan Lynn Slyter
    • Sandra Jean Slyter
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    Born November 13, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1955
      Kansas State University
    • 1958
      University Missouri
    • 1963
      North Carolina State University
    • 1957 - 1958
      Research assistant, University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1959 - 1962
      Research assistant, University Missouri
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1963 - 1964
      research associate, University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1965 - 1978
      research chemist, Agricultural Research Service
      Beltsville, Maryland, United States
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