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William Bonar Bell

William Bonar Bell, American biologist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society Mammalogists, Society of America Foresters, American Forestry Association, American Ornithologists Union, Washington Biological Society, Washington Academy Science, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta.; Mason.

Background

  • Bell, William Bonar was born on June 2, 1877 in Milton, Iowa, United States. Son of Robert Pollock and Isabel (Bonar) Bell.

  • Education

    • M. Didactics, Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, 1899. Bachelor of Arts, State University of Iowa, 1902, Master of Science, 1903, Doctor of Philosophy., 1905.

    Career

    • Assistant professor biology, later professor zoölogy and physiology, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1905-1916. Biological Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department Interior, Washington, District of Columbia, since 1916, title chief division of wild life research. Retired August, 1944.

    Works

    • Author of government reports and bulletins.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Mammalogists, Society of America Foresters, American Forestry Association, American Ornithologists Union, Washington Biological Society, Washington Academy Science, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta.
    • Member of (F.) American Association for the Advancement of Science. Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Royal Arch Mason; Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

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    • Married Clara Carlton Preston, September 5, 1906. Children: Julia Carlton, David Bonar.
    • father: Robert Pollock Bell
    • mother: Isabel (Bonar) Bell
    • spouse: Clara Carlton Preston
    • children: Julia Carlton Bell
    • David Bonar Bell
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    Born June 2, 1877
    Died March 30, 1949
    (aged 71)
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