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John Thomas Curtis

educator

John Thomas Curtis, American educator. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ecological Society American; member British Ecological Society, Torrey Botanical; Club, Wisconsin Academy Science.

Background

Curtis, John Thomas was born on September 20, 1913 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frank T. and Emma (Kleigel) Curtis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Carroll College, 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1937.

Career

Botany, associate professor, 1937-1951, professor botany, since 1951. Instructor University of Pennsylvania, 1940. Research director Societe Haitiano-Americaine Development Agricole, 1942-1945.

Chairman Wisconsin State Board Preservation Scientific Areas, 1952-1955. Research associate Milwaukee Public Museum, since 1954. Guggenheim fellow, 1942, 56.

Works

  • Author: The Vegetation of Wisconsin, 1959.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ecological Society American. Member British Ecological Society, Torrey Botanical. Club, Wisconsin Academy Science.

Connections

Married Jane Anne Kurtenacker, April. Children: Steven G., Thomas F. Faculty University of Wisconsin.

father:
Frank T. Curtis

mother:
Emma (Kleigel) Curtis

spouse:
Jane Anne Kurtenacker

children:
Steven G. Curtis

Thomas F. Faculty U. Wis Curtis