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Leo Tildon Murray

biologist

Leo Tildon Murray, American biologist. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Texas Academy Science, Ecological Society American, American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, American Society Mammalogy, American Fisheries Society, American Ornithological Union, Wilson Society, Herpetologists Union, Indiana Academy Science, Texas Herpetological Society, Alpha Chi, Sigma Xi.

Background

Murray, Leo Tildon was born on May 4, 1902 in Bastland County, Texas, United States. Son of Adrian Albert and Olivia May (Jones) Murray.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Sul Ross State Teachers College, Alpine, Texas, 1927. Master of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

Career

Teacher Texas public schools, 1922-1930, night school, Itaca, 1930-1931, Doyle Academy, Ithaca, 1931-1932. New York State Biological Survey, summers, 1932-1935. Assistant professor biology Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Indiana, 1935-1936.

Associate professor biology, and director of Museum, Baylor University, 1936-1944. Associate professor biology, A. and M. College Texas, 1944-1946. Aquatic biologist United States Fish and Wild Life Service, since 1946.

Leader, project investigations Missouri River Basin Studies. Associate professor zoology University of Southern California, summer, 1947.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Texas Academy Science, Ecological Society American, American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, American Society Mammalogy, American Fisheries Society, American Ornithological Union, Wilson Society, Herpetologists Union, Indiana Academy Science, Texas Herpetological Society, Alpha Chi, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Zoe Ellen Jenne, June 18, 1921. Children: Ellen, Leo Tildon, Junior.

father:
Adrian Albert Murray

mother:
Olivia May (Jones) Murray

spouse:
Zoe Ellen Jenne

children:
Ellen Murray

Leo Tildon Murray

Jr Murray