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Bob Gene Smith

consultant , biology educator

Bob Gene Smith, American biology educator, consultant. Achievements include design of laboratory exercise on metric system and development of a method of dating chaparral fires. Member of World Wildlife Fund, California Higher Education Association (state council 1973-1974, National Education Association delegate 1973-1975), California Teachers Association.

Background

Smith, Bob Gene was born on November 9, 1932 in Floydada, Texas, United States. Son of C. M. and Carrie A. Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University, 1958. Master of Science, Texas Tech University, 1961. Credential in Administration, California State University, Los Angeles, 1963—1964.

Master of Science in Biology, University Montana, Missoula, 1966.

Career

Teacher biology Colton High School, California, 1958—1961. Assistant professor biology San Bernardino Community College, 1966—1970, associate professor, since 1970. Athletic director Public Schools, Bloomington, California, 1963—1966, vice principal, California, 1963—1966.

Consultant, herpetology, entomology, taxonomy San Bernardino County. Served United States Air Force, 1951-1953, Norton Air Force Base.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of laboratory exercise on metric system and development of a method of dating chaparral fires.

Works

  • Author: Current Practices in Controlling Mesquite in Range Lands, 1987

  • contributor.

Membership

Member of World Wildlife Fund, California Higher Education Association (state council 1973-1974, National Education Association delegate 1973-1975), California Teachers Association.

Connections

Married Thralene Parsons Smith, December 26, 1953. Children: Malcolm Shawn, Michael Brian.

father:
C. M.

mother:
Carrie A. Smith

spouse:
Thralene Parsons Smith

children:
Malcolm Shawn Smith

Michael Brian Smith