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Robert Alan McDowell

Robert Alan McDowell, American research fisheries biologist.


  • McDowell, Robert Alan was born on March 21, 1945 in Casper, Wyoming, United States. Son of Lyle Wilton and Mildred Elizabeth (Jones) McDowell.

  • Education

    • AS in Forestry, Casper Junior College, 1968. Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Wyoming, 1971. Master of Science in zoology, physiology, University Wyoming, 1973.


    • Assistant fisheries biologist Wyoming Game & Fish Department, Jackson, 1968, Laramie, 1969-1972, fisheries management research specialist, project leader, 1973-1985, fisheries management research specialist I Buffalo, 1985-1987, fisheries management research specialist II (area fisheries supervisor), since 1987. Chairman 1980 fish division meeting workshop Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Laramie. Advisor Wyoming Outdoor Council Platte River Task Force, Saratoga, 1977-1979.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member American Fisheries Society (chairman award of excellence committee Colorado/Wyoming division 1978, chairman, editor proceedings 20th annual meeting Colorado/Wyoming chapter 1984, Best Paper in Fish Management award 1976, 81, chairman Colorado/Wyoming chapter continuing education committee 1992-1993, secretary/treasurer Colorado/Wyoming chapter 1992-1993, vice president Colorado/Wyoming chapter 1993-1994), Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Sigma Xi.



    River rafting, photography, landscaping, amateur carpentry and constrn.


    • Married Patricia Kay Huffman, May 28, 1967. Children: Michael Roddy, Kelly Lynn.
    • father: Lyle Wilton McDowell
    • mother: Mildred Elizabeth (Jones) McDowell
    • spouse: Patricia Kay Huffman
    • children: Michael Roddy McDowell
    • Kelly Lynn McDowell
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    Born March 21, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1968
      Casper Junior College
    • 1971
      University Wyoming
    • 1973
    • 1968
      Assistant, fisheries biologist Wyoming Game & Fish Department
      Jackson, Mississippi, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      Assistant, fisheries biologist Wyoming Game & Fish Department
      Laramie, Wyoming, United States
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