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Datus Miller Hammond


Datus Miller Hammond, American educator.


Hammond, Datus Miller was born on May 20, 1911 in Providence, Utah, United States. Son of Horace E. and Salina (Tibbitts) Hammond.


Bachelor of Science, Utah Agricultural College, 1932. A.M., University of California, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.


Instructor zoology Utah State University, Logan, 1937-1940, assistant professor, 1940-1941, professor, head department, 1945, faculty honor lecturer, 1964. Assistant protozoologist, zoological div. Bureau Animal Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland., 1941-1942, associate protozoologist United States regional laboratory for animal disease research, Auburn, Alabama, 1942-1944.

Guest professor of University Bonn, 1970, 72. Fulbright research scholar U. Munich, 1955-1956.


  • Editorial board Journal Protozoology, Zeitschrift fur Parasitenkunde. Contributor articles to science journals Researcher on coccidia of cattle, other animals.


Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Utah Academy Sciences, Arts and Letters (president 1972-1973), Society Protozoologists (secretary 1967-1973, president-elect 1973-1974), American Society Zoologists, American Society Parasitol., American Micros. Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi (president Utah State chapter 1963-1965), Sigma Xi (president Utah State chapter 1946-1947).

Member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.


Married Emily Merrill, December 23, 1937. Children: Anna Marie, Louise, Betty, Marilyn, Carol.

Horace E. Hammond

Salina (Tibbitts) Hammond

Emily Merrill

Anna Marie Hammond

Louise Hammond

Betty Hammond

Marilyn Hammond

Carol Hammond