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Larry Thomas Spencer, American Zoologist.


Spencer, Larry Thomas was born on October 15, 1941 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Son of Richard R. and Velma (Ewers) Spencer.


Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Brigham Young U., 1963; Master of Arts in Zoology, Oregon State University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, Colorado State University, 1968; Master of Library Science in Information Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1975.


Instructor biology, Plymouth (N.H.) State College, 1967-1968; assistant professor biology, Plymouth (N.H.) State College, 1968-1974; associate professor biology, Plymouth (N.H.) State College, 1974-1978; professor biology, Plymouth (N.H.) State College, since 1978; chairman natural science department, Plymouth (N.H.) State College, since 1992. Visiting professor U. Hawaii, 1982, Suzhou (China) Silk Textile Institute, 1989-1990. Academic education contractor American Telephone & Telegraph Company Information Systems, Denver, 1984-1985.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairman Holderness Conservation Commission, since 1990. Member United Church of Christ Board for Homeland Missions, 1980-1985. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Zoologists (chairman history and philosophy of biology committee), American Society Limnology and Oceanography, Ecological Society American, New England Estuarine Research Society, History of Science Society.


Married Eleanor Ann Ury, December 27, 1964. Children: Mark Allen, Julie Ann, Suzanne Alene.

Richard R. Spencer

Velma (Ewers) Spencer

Eleanor Ann Ury

Mark Allen Spencer

Julie Ann Spencer

Suzanne Alene Spencer