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research scientist

Charles Lindsay Wilson, American Research scientist. Achievements include 10 patents on the use of biologically-based methods to control plant diseases. Recipient U. Arkansas Distinguished Svc. award, 1968, USDA/ARS Scientist of the Year award, 1988. Fellow American Phytopathology Society, Washington Academy Science (Distinguished Svc. award 1984).

Background

Wilson, Charles Lindsay was born on April 9, 1932 in Bristol, Virginia, United States. Son of Crawford L. and Nannie R. (Rollins) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor in Biology, University of Virginia, 1953; Master of Science in Plant Pathology, West Virginia University, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology, West Virginia University, 1958.

Career

Professor, U. Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1958-1968; investigations leader, USDA, Delaware, Ohio., 1968-1972; research plant pathologist, USDA, Wooster, Ohio., 1972-1980; research plant pathologist, ARS/USDA, Kearneysville, West Virginia, since 1980. Adjunct Professor Ohio State University, Wooster, 1972-1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 10 patents on the use of biologically-based methods to control plant diseases.

Membership

Fellow American Phytopathology Society, Washington Academy Science (Distinguished Svc. award 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sports.

Connections

Married Miriam Janet Williams, December 18, 1973. Children: Barrie, Rebecca, Charles, Cathy, Nancy, Patrick.

father:
Crawford L. Wilson

mother:
Nannie R. (Rollins) Wilson

spouse:
Miriam Janet Williams

children:
Barrie Wilson

Rebecca Wilson

Charles Wilson

Cathy Wilson

Nancy Wilson

Patrick Wilson