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biology educator

David Armstrong West, Lebanese, American biology educator. North Atlantic Treaty Organization fellow, 1960-1961; National Institutes of Health fellow, 1961-1962.

Background

West, David Armstrong was born on April 9, 1933 in Beirut, Lebanon. Parents American citizens. Son of William Armstrong and Dorothy (Allen) West.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1959-1960. Assistant professor biology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1961-1968, associate professor, since 1968.

Connections

Married Lindsay Lattimore Butte, July 26, 1958. Children: Peter Armstrong, Roger Lattimore, Susan Talcott.

father:
William Armstrong West

mother:
Dorothy (Allen) West

spouse:
Lindsay Lattimore Butte

children:
Peter Armstrong West

Roger Lattimore West

Susan Talcott West