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Adriance S. Foster

educator

Adriance S. Foster, American educator. Member International Society Plant Morphologists (president executive council 1970-1973), American Institute Biological Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Botanical Society American, Academy Arts and Science, California Academy Sciences, California Native Plant Society, Zoologische Botannical Gesellschaft (honorary), Sigma Xi.

Background

Foster, Adriance S. was born on August 6, 1901 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Raymond and Alice (Adriance) Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1923. S.M. Entertainment, Harvard, 1925, Doctor of Science, 1926.

Career

1 son, Richard V. Assistant professor of University Oklahoma, 1928-1934. Professor botany University of California at Berkeley, also department chairman botany, professor botany emeritus 1968-1973. National Research Council fellow, 1926-1928.

National Science Foundation fellow, 1963-1964. Guggenheim fellow, 1941, 48.

Works

  • Author: Practical Plant Anatomy, 1942, 2d edition. 1974

  • (with Engineer of Mines Gifford, Junior) Comparative Morphology of Vascular Plants, 1959. Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member International Society Plant Morphologists (president executive council 1970-1973), American Institute Biological Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Botanical Society American, Academy Arts and Science, California Academy Sciences, California Native Plant Society, Zoologische Botannical Gesellschaft (honorary), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Helen N. Vincent, July 29, 1930.

father:
Raymond Foster

mother:
Alice (Adriance) Foster

spouse:
Helen N. Vincent