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Harry Jackson Bennett


Harry Jackson Bennett, American educator. Decorated Bronze Star medal.; Distinguished Faculty fellow Louisiana State University, 1968.


Bennett, Harry Jackson was born on August 1, 1904 in Bernice, Louisiana, United States. Son of Ernest Jerome and Alice Gertrude (Jones) Bennett.


Graduate School, coordinator research, 1973-1974.


Assistant to dean College Arts and Sciences, 1938-1942. Director Marine Lab; director Science Tng. Dean Graduate School, coordinator research, 1973-1974.

Scientist, sr; scientist United States Public Health Service, 1947-1949. Director Vis; Scientist Program in Louisiana, 1958-1965.


  • Contributor articles to professional jours.


Member of the United States Schistosomiasis Commission, 1945-1946, Southern Regional Education Board Marine Sciences Committee, 1953-1954. Served with Sanitary Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (member of council 1960-1970).

Member American Society Parasitology, American Institute Biological Sciences, Association Southeastern Biologists (president 1965-1966), American Micros. Society, American Society Zoologists, American Society Limnologists and Oceanographers, Society Systematic Zoology, Louisiana Academy Science (president 1969, Distinguished Service award 1973), Mississippi, Tennessee academics science, Association Acads. of Science (secretary-treasurer 1962-1965, president 1968-1969, Distinguished Service award 1969), Louisiana Science Teachers Association (president 1961-1962, certificate of merit 1962), Louisiana Junior Academy Science (chairman 1957-1965), Science. Club, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Jane Tobie, December 29, 1931. Children: Carolyn (Mistress.

Ernest Jerome Bennett

Alice Gertrude (Jones) Bennett

Jane Tobie

Carolyn (Mrs Bennett