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Frederic Arthur Giere

biologist , educator

Frederic Arthur Giere, American biologist, educator. Recipient Distinguished Service medal American Cancer Society, 1983; United States Public Health Service fellow, Arbeidsfysiologisk Institutt, Oslo, 1968-1969.


Giere, Frederic Arthur was born on December 10, 1923 in Galesville, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Arthur F. and Agnes (Peterson) Giere.


Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, 1947, Master of Science, Syracuse University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy., University New Mexico, 1953.


Instructor to associate professor biology Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1947-1962. Associate professor Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1962-1970, professor, 1970-1988, chairman biology department, 1964-1988, professor chairman emeritus, since 1988. Consultant Argonne National Laboratories, since 1967, Abbott Laboratories, since 1978, National Bureau Standards, 1983.

Board directors Iowa division American Cancer Society, 1958-1962, Illinois division, since 1973. With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, American Physiological Society, American Society Zoology, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Sigma Xi, Beta Beta Beta, Phi Sigma.


Married Hazel Marie Teien, June 11, 1955. Children: Nils, John, Martha.

Arthur F. Giere

Agnes (Peterson) Giere

Hazel Marie Teien

Nils Giere

John Giere

Martha Giere