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Cordon Mansir BENTLEY

Cordon Mansir BENTLEY, American State Entomologist and Pathologist. Member of (F.) A. A.A.S.; American Association, Economic, Ento.; Ento. Society of American; Tennessee Academy, of Science; 32° Masons; Sigma Xi; Alpha Zeta.


  • BENTLEY.Cordon Mansir was born on September 23, 1876 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Harrison and Elvira (E.) Bentley.

  • Education

    • Cornell University, Bachelor of Agricultural Science, 1900, Master of Arts, 1901. University of Tennessee, 1928, Master of Science.


    • Assistant State Entomologist and Plant Pathologist, Tennessee, 1905-1909. State Entomologist and Plant Pathologist, Tennessee, since 1909. Professor, Entomology and Head of Department University of Tennessee, 1923.

      Secretary, University of Tennessee, Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, 1926-1928.


    Member of (F.) A. A.A.S. American Association, Economic, Ento. Ento. Society of American.

    Tennessee Academy, of Science. 32° Masons; Sigma Xi. Alpha Zeta.


    • Spouse Mary Catherine Elmore, June 4, 1912, Rutherford, Tennessee.
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