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Noe Higinbotham


Noe Higinbotham, American educator. award, Darmstadt, W.


Higinbotham, Noe was born on September 6, 1913 in Sullivan County, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles Francis and Cora (Tarrh) Higinbotham.


Bachelor of Arts, Butler U., 1935. Student Johns Hopkins, 1935-1937. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1940.


Instructor algae Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, 1941. Theresa Seessel research fellow Yale, 1941-1942. Plant physiologist Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Beaumont, 1942-1945.

Assistant professor of University Notre Dame, 1945-1947. Senior scientist Argonne National Laboratory, 1947-1948. Associate professor Washington State University, 1948-1953.

Chairman botany department, 1949-1955, professor, 1953-1980. Guest professor Botanische Institute Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, West Germany, 1975. United States Senior Scientist Humboldt award, Darmstadt, West Germany, 1977-1978.

Fulbright research scholar, Australia, 1963.


Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Biophysics Society, Botanical Society American, American Society Plant Physiologists (chairman Western section 1957-1958), American Bryological Society, American Association University Professors, N.W. Science Association (councillor 1952-1955), Sigma Xi. Member editorial board Plant Physiology, 1967-1970, 72-74, editor, 1974-1980.


Married Betty Louise Wilson, April.

Charles Francis Higinbotham

Cora (Tarrh) Higinbotham

Betty Louise Wilson