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Biologist , consultant

Robert Hughes Mount, American biologist, consultant. Dudley Beaumont fellow University Florida, 1959; recipient Environmental award Kelly Mosely Foundation, 1981, award Gopher Tortoise Council, 1986, Burks award Alabama Conservancy, 1988.


Mount, Robert Hughes was born on December 25, 1931 in Lewisburg, Tennessee, United States. Son of Logan McKnight and Frances (Hughes) Mount.


Bachelor of Science in Fisheries Management, Auburn University, 1954. Master of Science in Entomology, Auburn University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Florida, 1961.


Assistant professor department biology University Montevallo, Alabama, 1961-1964, associate professor, 1964-1966. Associate professor department zoology and entomology Auburn (Alabama) University, 1966-1972, professor zoology and wildlife science department, 1972-1987, professor emeritus, since 1987. Biological consultant Auburn, since 1987.


Board directors Alabama Conservancy, Brimingham, 1968-1974, 84-91, senior vice president, 1969-1970, acting. president, 1970-1971. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1958, Korea. Member Society Study Amphibians and Reptiles, Loakapoka Ruritans, Alabama Pouch Attachment Ladder System (board directors 1988-1991).


Married Jane Douglass. Children: Robert Hughes Junior, Mary Frances.

Logan McKnight Mount

Frances (Hughes) Mount

Jane Douglass

Robert Hughes Junior Mount

Mary Frances Mount