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Lyster Hoxie Dewey

Lyster Hoxie DEWEY, Botanist, United States Department of Agriculture. Member of (F.) A.A. A.S.; Biological Society of Washington; Botanical Society of Washington; Washington Academy, of Science Club: Cosmos, Washington, District of Columbia.

Background

  • Dewey, Lyster Hoxie was born on March 14, 1865 in Cambridge, Michigan, United States. Son of Francis Asbury and Harriet (Smith) Dewey.

  • Education

    • Michigan Agricultural College, E. Lansing, Michigan, 1888.

    Career

    • Instructor botany, Michigan Agricultural College, 1888-1890. Assistant botanist, 1890-1902, botanist in charge of fiber investigations since 1902, United States Agricultural Department Conducted investigations on grasses and troublesome weeds. United States representative to International Fiber Congress, Soerabaia, Java, 1911.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of (F.) A.A. A.S. Biological Society of Washington. Botanical Society of Washington.

    Washington Academy, of Science Club: Cosmos, Washington, District of Columbia.
    • Member of (F.) A.A. A.S. Biological Society of Washington. Botanical Society of Washington. Washington Academy, of Science Club: Cosmos, Washington, District of Columbia.

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    • Married Etta Conkling, August 22, 1889. Children: Grace Marguerite, Mary Genevieve (deceased).
    • father: Francis Asbury Dewey
    • mother: Harriet (Smith) Dewey
    • spouse: Etta Conkling
    • children: Grace Marguerite Dewey
    • Mary Genevieve Dewey (deceased)
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    Died November, 1944
    (aged 79)
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