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biologist , research administrator

Wayne Reid Goforth, American research administrator, biologist. Member Governor's Council on Wetlands, State of North Dakota, 1975-1976.

Background

Goforth, Wayne Reid was born on February 13, 1932 in Wentzville, Missouri, United States. Son of Harold Franklin and Mary Elder (Reid) Goforth.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Missouri, 1954. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, U Missouri, 1968.

Career

Professor Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, 1964-1968. Professor, unit leader University Missouri, Columbia, 1968-1973. Director Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Fish and Wildllife Service, Jamestown, North Dakota, 1973-1980.

Forest environment research director Forest Service, Washington, 1980-1983. Research unit supervisor Fish and Wildlife Service, 1983-1993. Chief division cooperative research National Biological Service, 1994-1997.

Research liaison officer United States Fish & Wildlife Service, since 1997.

Membership

Member Governor's Council on Wetlands, State of North Dakota, 1975-1976.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Wildlife carving, fishing, boating.

Connections

Married Prudence Jean Osborn, March 19, 1963. Children: Heidi, Paul.

father:
Harold Franklin Goforth

mother:
Mary Elder (Reid) Goforth

spouse:
Prudence Jean Osborn

children:
Heidi Goforth

Paul Goforth