Rudolph Martin Anderson Edit Profile
Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Iowa, 1903, Doctor of Philosophy, 1906.
March 1960); children—Dorothy, Mary, Isabel. Assistant in zoology, assistant curator Museum Natural History, U. Iowa, 1902-1906. Instructor and assistant commandant Blees Military Academy, Macon, Missouri, 1906-1908.
Field agent, assistant in mammalogy and explorer, American Museum National History, New York, 1908-1913. Zoologist Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 1913-1920. Chief of division of biology National Museum of Canada, 1920-1946, honorary curator in mammalogy since 1946.
Active in biological and anthropological exploration, Arctic Alaska. Yukon, Ty., and Northwest Territories, Canada, 1908-1912. Chief of southern party Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1916.
General editor science reports of expedition since 1919. Investigated 28 provisional wildlife sanctuaries in Prairie provinces, National Parks Bureau, 1918-1919. Naturalist on Canadian Arctic expedition to Greenland and Canadian Arctic Archipelago, 1928.
Columbia and Kootenay valleys, Southern B.C., and National Parks, 1938-1939.
Served with Company I, 52d Iowa Infantry, Infantry, Spanish-American War, 1898. Member of advisory board on wild life protection, Canada, 1917-1946. Member library committee of Geological Survey and National Museum of Canada, also Northern advisory board and interdepartamental reindeer committee.
Fellow Royal Society of Canada. Member Wildlife Society, Biological Society of Washington, District of Columbia, (honorary) Ornithologische Verein zu Dresden, (correspondent) Zoological Society (London), La Societe Provancher d’histoire naturelle du Canada, American Society Mammalogists (charter. Club. Wilson Ornithological.
Club, Cooper Ornithological. Club of California, Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Married Mae Belle Allstrand, January 22, 1913 (deceased. Children: Dorothy, Mary, Isabel.