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Cordon Mansir BENTLEY Edit Profile

State Entomologist and Pathologist

Cordon Mansir BENTLEY, American State Entomologist and Pathologist. Member of (F.) A. A.A.S.; American Association, Economic, Ento.; Ento. Society of American; Tennessee Academy, of Science; 32° Masons; Sigma Xi; Alpha Zeta.


BENTLEY.Cordon Mansir was born on September 23, 1876 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Harrison and Elvira (E.) Bentley.


Cornell University, Bachelor of Agricultural Science, 1900, Master of Arts, 1901. University of Tennessee, 1928, Master of Science.


Assistant State Entomologist and Plant Pathologist, Tennessee, 1905-1909. State Entomologist and Plant Pathologist, Tennessee, since 1909. Professor, Entomology and Head of Department University of Tennessee, 1923.

Secretary, University of Tennessee, Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, 1926-1928.


Member of (F.) A. A.A.S. American Association, Economic, Ento. Ento. Society of American.

Tennessee Academy, of Science. 32° Masons; Sigma Xi. Alpha Zeta.


Spouse Mary Catherine Elmore, June 4, 1912, Rutherford, Tennessee.