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Lester Ingle

educator

Lester Ingle, American educator. Recipient Excellence of Teaching award University Illinois, 1967. National Institutes of Health grantee on toxicology of pesticides. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Biology, American Society Entomology.

Background

Ingle, Lester was born on July 30, 1908 in Howard, Kansas, United States. Son of Jess Newton and Martha Ellen (Gadberry) Ingle.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kansas State College, 1932. Master of Science, Brown U., 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

Career

National Research Council fellow University of Chicago, 1936-1937. Instructor University of Illinois at Urbana, 1937-1941, assistant professor, 1942-1946, associate professor, 1946-1952, professor, 1952-1973, emeritus, 1973-1980. Consultant toxicology of pesticides to industry.

Works

  • Author (with Zim): Seashores, 1955. Animal Biology, 9th edit., 1971. Editor: Resources in Science-Biology, 1966.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Biology, American Society Entomology.

Connections

Married Edith Jaeger, September 7, 1935. Children: Linda I. Rain, Paul Edward.

father:
Jess Newton Ingle

mother:
Martha Ellen (Gadberry) Ingle

spouse:
Edith Jaeger

children:
Linda I. Rain Ingle

Paul Edward Ingle