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Museum curator ( hum: mus)museum curator

Louis S. Kornicker, Museum curator ( hum: mus.)museum curator. Member Society Systematic Zoology, Crustacean Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Kornicker, Louis Sampson was born on May 23, 1919 in New York City. Son of Howard and Lena (Cohen) Kornicker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1941, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1942. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1954, Doctor of Philosophy., 1957. Technology group supervisor Hercules Powder Company, Chattanooga, 1942-1945;senior process engineer, pilot plant superintendent Cities Service Refining Company, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1945-1948.

Secretary, treasurer Uncle Sam Chemical Company. New York City, 1948-1957. Assistant director Institute Marine Science, University Texas, Port Aransas, 1957-1960;geologist Office Naval Research, Chicago, 1960-1961.

Professor oceanography Texas A. and M. U., College Station, 1961-1964. Curator department invertebrate zoology Smithsonian Institute, Washington, since 1964. Adjunct Professor biology George Washington University, since 1968.

Career

Technology group supervisor Hercules Powder Company, Chattanooga, 1942-1945. Senior process engineer, pilot plant superintendent Cities Service Refining Company, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1945-1948. Secretary, treasurer Uncle Sam Chemical Company, New York City, 1948-1957.

Assistant director Institute Marine Science University Texas, Port Aransas, 1957-1960. Geologist Office Naval Research, Chicago, 1960-1961. Professor oceanography Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1961-1964.

Curator department invertebrate zoology National Museum Natural History, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1968—2010, emeritus curator, since 2010. Adjunct professor biology George Washington University, since 1968.

Works

Membership

Member Society Systematic Zoology, Crustacean Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Beatrice Nyman. Children: Lance, Steven, William.

father:
Howard Kornicker

mother:
Lena (Cohen) Kornicker

spouse:
Beatrice Nyman

child:
Lance Kornicker

child:
Steven Kornicker

child:
William Kornicker