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biology educator

Ronald J. Taylor, American biology educator.

Background

Taylor, Ronald J. was born on October 16, 1932 in Victor, Idaho, United States. Son of George G. and Elva A. (Drake) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor, Idaho State University, 1954. Master of Science, University Wyoming, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington State University, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor biology Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1964-1972, professor biology, 1972-1998, chairman department, 1985-1998.

Works

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1959. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (board directors Pacific division 1983-1998), Torrey Botanical Club, Botanical Society of America, American Society Plant Taxonomy (past president), Northwest Science Association (past president), Washington Native Plant Society (president 1985-1987), Sigma Xi (past chapter president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Outdoor photography.

Connections

Married Gloria M. Wood, May 26, 1955. Children: Ryan J., Rhonda L. Ripplinger.

father:
George G. Taylor

mother:
Elva A. (Drake) Taylor

spouse:
Gloria M. Wood

children:
Ryan J. Taylor

Rhonda L. Ripplinger Taylor