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educator , Plant physiologist

Richard Ferrol Wilson, American Plant physiologist, educator. Fellow American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society American; member American Oil Chemists Society, American Society Crop Science, New York Academy Science, American Society Plant Physiologists, Kiwanis, Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta (chancellor 1969-1970, Outstanding Alumni award 1991).

Background

Wilson, Richard Ferrol was born on July 6, 1947 in Macomb, Illinois, United States. Son of Elmer Ferrol and Velma Lucille (Swartzbaugh) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Western Illinois U., 1970; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1975.

Career

Plant physioligist, USDA Agricultural Research Svc., Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1975; professor crop science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, since 1975.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Fellow American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society American. Member American Oil Chemists Society, American Society Crop Science, New York Academy Science, American Society Plant Physiologists, Kiwanis, Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta (chancellor 1969-1970, Outstanding Alumni award 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, bowling, golf.

Connections

Married Pamela Ann Magerl, August 28, 1971.

father:
Elmer Ferrol Wilson

mother:
Velma Lucille (Swartzbaugh) Wilson

spouse:
Pamela Ann Magerl