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Botanist educator

Wesley Cecil Whiteside, American Botanist educator retired. With United States Navy, 1952-1954. Member Coles County History Society, Fox Ridge Foundation.

Background

Whiteside, Wesley Cecil was born on August 22, 1927 in Milan, Illinois, United States. Son of Cecil and Faye (Zahn) Whiteside.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Augustana College, 1951; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1957.

Career

Instructor botany-biology, Montgomery Junior College, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1959-1960; professor Botany, Eastern Illinois U., Charleston, 1960-1987.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1952-1954. Member Coles County History Society, Fox Ridge Foundation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: horticulture.

Connections

father:
Cecil Whiteside

mother:
Faye (Zahn) Whiteside