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Edward Charles Horn

educator , biologist

Edward Charles Horn, American educator, biologist. awards com.


Horn, Edward Charles was born on October 23, 1916 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Gustav Ferdinand and Josephine (Kugler) Horn.


Bachelor of Science, Trinity College, Hartford, 1938, Doctor of Science, 1965. A.M., Princeton, 1940, Doctor of Philosophy., 1941.


Instructor biology Russell Sage College, 1941-1942, U. Arizona, 1942-1946. Member of faculty Duke, 1946-1969, professor zoology, 1959-1969, department chairman, 1960-1969. Consultant biology div., Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1955-1969.

Research investigator, 1956-1957.


  • Contributor professional journals.


Member ad hoc training grant consultant National Institutes of Health, 1962, prepostdoctoral and special fellowship program, 1964-1967. Member undergraduate Equipment awards committee National Science Foundation, 1963-1964. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1954-1957, 57-59, 60-63, 60-64, National Science Foundation, 1964-1967. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Cell Biology, American Society Zoologists, Academy Sciences, Society Developmental Biology, Sigma Xi.


Married Edith Meline Williams, January 23, 1941. Children: Edward Gustav, William Charles, Kathy Meline.

Gustav Ferdinand Horn

Josephine (Kugler) Horn

Edith Meline Williams

Edward Gustav Horn

William Charles Horn

Kathy Meline Horn