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Milton James Allison

microbiologist

Milton James Allison, American microbiologist. President Alliance for Mentally Ill, Central Iowa, 1985-1991; board directors Protection and Advocacy Iowa, Inc., Des Moines, 1986-1993. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. Fellow American Academy Microbiology, member American Society Microbiology, American Society for Animal Science, Society for Intestinal Microecology and Disease.

Background

Allison, Milton James was born on May 10, 1931 in Watertown, South Dakota, United States. Son of James Albert and G. Matilda (Amdahl) Allison.

Education

Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State University, 1953. Master of Science, South Dakota State University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1961.

Career

Bacteriologist United States Army, Frederick, Maryland, 1955-1957. Microbiologist United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, 1957-1962, Ames, Iowa, since 1962. Chairman Congress on Rumen Function, Chicago, 1985-1989, editorial board member Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 1969-1980.

Membership

President Alliance for Mentally Ill, Central Iowa, 1985-1991. Board directors Protection and Advocacy Iowa, Inc., Des Moines, 1986-1993. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957.

Fellow American Academy Microbiology, member American Society Microbiology, American Society for Animal Science, Society for Intestinal Microecology and Disease.

Connections

Married Marjorie E. Peterson, December 27, 1953. Children: Linda Rejvani, Bradley W., Brenda Torgerson.

father:
James Albert Allison

mother:
G. Matilda (Amdahl) Allison

spouse:
Marjorie E. Peterson

children:
Linda Rejvani Allison

Bradley W. Allison

Brenda Torgerson Allison