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Koloman Lehotsky

educator

Koloman Lehotsky, educator. Recipient 1st Charles H. Flory Distinguished Service award South Carolina. Forestry Association, 1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1944.; Member Society American Foresters (sec-treasurer Appalachian section since 1973), Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Xi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

Background

Lehotsky, Koloman was born on February 18, 1906 in Spisská Nová Ves, Czechoslovakia. Son of Martin Suzanne (Yurchová) Lehotsky.

Education

Ing., Bohemian Technology U., Prague, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1934.

Career

Came to the United States, 1929, naturalized, 1934. Assistant, University of Michigan, 1930-1934. Junior to associate forester United States Soil Conservation Service, 1934-1937, 38-47, forestry specialist, 1944-1947.

Professor forestry Escola Superior de Agriculture e Veterinaria, Vicosa, Brazil, 1937-1938. Associate professor forestry Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1947-1955, professor forestry, 1955-1971, established department forestry, 1957, Clemson Arboretum, 1951, head department, 1956-1969, professor silviculture emeritus, head emeritus department forestry, 1971-1975. Director-at-large Czechoslovak Society Arts and Sciences in American, 1968-1972.

Chairman Foresters Council South Carolina., 1962-1964.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1944. Member Society American Foresters (sec-treasurer Appalachian section since 1973), Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Xi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

Connections

Married Josephine M. Beals, August 26, 1941. Children: Paul, Suzanne.

father:
Martin Suzanne (Yurchová) Lehotsky. Lehotsky

spouse:
Josephine M. Beals

children:
Paul Lehotsky

Suzanne Lehotsky