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Urless Norton Lanham, American curator. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Lanham, Urless Norton was born on October 17, 1918 in Grainfield, Kansas, United States. Son of Urless R. and Frankie V. (Norton) Lanham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, U. Colorado, 1940;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1948;postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, La Jolla, 1940-1942;postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1945-1946.

Career

Assistant professor, research associate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1948-1962;associate professor, Monteith College, Wayne State University, 1959-1962;visiting curator, associate curator entomology, U. Colorado Museum, Boulder, 1962-1973;curator, U. Colorado Museum, Boulder, 1973-1989;professor natural history, U. Colorado Museum, Boulder, 1973-1989, professor emeritus, 89-;member Tunisian expedition, U. Colorado Museum, Boulder, 1976;assistant professor biophysics, U. Colorado Medical Center, Denver, 1968-1971. Visiting lecturer Arctic-Alpine Institute, Department Development Biology, 1966-1967. Visiting investigator Carnegie Museum Pittsburgh, 1982.

Editor biological science curriculumstudies American Institute Biological Sciences, 1963-1966. Consultant Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1967.

Works

Membership

Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Caroline Jane Combs, September 1, 1945. Children: Robert, Margaret, Carl.

father:
Urless R. Lanham

mother:
Frankie V. (Norton) Lanham

spouse:
Caroline Jane Combs

child:
Robert Lanham

child:
Margaret Lanham

child:
Carl Lanham