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Hugh Hamilton DeWitt

ichthyologist

Hugh Hamilton DeWitt, American ichthyologist. Member American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (life.

Background

DeWitt, Hugh Hamilton was born on December 28, 1933 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Lewis Lippman and Honor Kathleen (Pettit) Seligman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1955, Master of Arts, 1960, Doctor of Philosophy., 1966.

Career

Assistant professor marine science University South Florida, St. Petersburg, 1967-1969. Assistant professor zoology University Maine, Orono, 1969-1970, assistant professor oceanography, Walpole, Maine, 1970-1972, associate professor, 1972-1979, professor, 1979-1981, chairman, 1976-1979, professor zoology, Orono, since 1981.

Works

  • Editor Polar Biology, since 1981. Field party and expedition leader National Science Foundation, Southern Ocean and Antarctica, 1962-1963, 64, 66, 67, 75, 76. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Grantee National Science Foundation, 1962-1979. Mountain named in his honor United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, 1964.

Membership

Member American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (life.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running; sailing; hiking. Camping; reading.

Connections

Married Jane Paulette Siple, November 14, 1981. Children– Diana Louise, Rachel Ann, Pamela Jean.

father:
Lewis Lippman Seligman

mother:
Honor Kathleen (Pettit) Seligman

spouse:
Jane Paulette Siple

children:
Diana Louise DeWitt

Rachel Ann DeWitt

Pamela Jean DeWitt