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Guy N. Collins

Guy N. COLLINS, Botanist, United States Department of Agriculture. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Genetic Association; Washington Academy, of Sciences; Botanical Society of American; International Society of Genetics. Club: Cosmos.

Background

  • Collins, Guy N. was born on August 9, 1872 in Mertensia, New York, United States. Son of George and Maria Anne (Hathaway) Collins.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, high school, Syracuse, New York. Student Syracuse University, 1890-1891.

    Career

    • Assistant botanist Bureau Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, 1901-1910, botanist, 1910-1920, botanist in charge bio-physical investigations, since 1920. Conducted explorations in Liberia for New York Colonization Society, 1891-1897. Visited Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and Haiti for United States Department of Agriculture Author: Economic Plants of Puerto Rico (with O. F. Cook), 1903.

      Also numerous articles on tropical agriculture and genetics of maize. Home: Lanham, Maryland.

    Works

    • Author: Economic Plants of Puerto Rico (with O. F. Cook), 1903. Also numerous articles on tropical agriculture and genetics of maize.

    Membership

    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Genetic Association. Washington Academy, of Sciences.

    Botanical Society of American. International Society of Genetics. Club: Cosmos.
    • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Genetic Association. Washington Academy, of Sciences. Botanical Society of American. International Society of Genetics.

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    • Married Christine Hudson, August 3, 1903. Children: George Briggs, Perez Hathaway.
    • father: George Collins
    • mother: Maria Anne (Hathaway) Collins
    • spouse: Christine Hudson
    • children: George Briggs Collins
    • Perez Hathaway Collins
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    Died August 14, 1938
    (aged 66)
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