Eugene Rabinowitch
Eugene Rabinowitch (1901–1973) was a Russian-born American biophysicist who is best known for his work in relation to nuclear weapons, especially as a co-author of the Franck Report and a co-founder i...
Henry Chandler Cowles
Henry Chandler Cowles (February 27, 1869 – September 12, 1939) was an American botanist and ecological pioneer (see History of ecology). A professor at the University of Chicago, he studied ecologica...
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George Engelmann
George Engelmann, also known as Georg Engelmann, (2 February 1809 – 4 February 1884) was a German-American botanist. He was instrumental in describing the flora of the west of North America, then very...
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Leon C. Snyder
Dr. Leon C. Snyder (March 11, 1908 – August 8, 1987) was one of the founders of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum as well as a professor, writer, and radio personality. Through his work, research, b...
Bonnie C. Templeton
Bonnie Carolyn Templeton (October 23, 1906 – January 29, 2002) was an American botanist. She served as curator of botany for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County from 1929 to 1970, a time...
Sereno Watson
Sereno Watson (December 1, 1826 in East Windsor Hill, Connecticut - March 9, 1892 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American botanist.Graduating from Yale in 1847 in Biology, he drifted through vari...
Carl G. Fenner
Carl G. Fenner (July 23, 1899 – November 26, 1991) was the President of the National Association of Trees in the 1930s and the Director of the Michigan Department of Parks. The Carl G. Fenner Na...
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Frank B. Salisbury
Frank B. Salisbury (born 1926) is an American plant physiologist who served for a time as head of the Utah State University (USU) department of Plant science.Salisbury has a BS and MA from the Univers...
George Edward Post
George Edward Post (1838–1909) was a professor of surgery at the Syrian Protestant College in Beirut, now the American University of Beirut (AUB). Post published broadly in the areas of natural ...
Homer Doliver House
Homer Doliver House (July 21, 1878 - December 21, 1949) was an American botanist from New York State.
Leslie Holdridge
Professor Leslie Ransselaer Holdridge (1907–1999) was an American botanist and climatologist. He was the son of Samuel Eneas Holdridge and Phebe J. Holmes. And he is the father of composer Lee Holdrid...
E. Yale Dawson
Elmer Yale Dawson (1918–1966) was an American botanist.
Dawson was born in 1918. In 1940 he received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and in 1942 his Ph.D. from t...
Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg
Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg (17 November 1753 – 23 May 1815) was a German American clergyman and botanist.
The son of Heinrich Melchior Muhlenberg, he was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania. He ...
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Robert Louis Dressler
Robert (Louis) Dressler (born 1927) is an American botanist specialist of the taxonomy of the Orchidaceae.
Lester W. Sharp
Lester Whyland Sharp (April 21, 1887, Saratoga Springs, New York —July 17, 1961, Nuevo, California) was an American botanist, a pioneer in cytogenetics.He received a BS from Alma College in 1908...
Bradley Moore Davis
Bradley Moore Davis (1871–1957) was an American botanist, born in Chicago. After graduating from Leland Stanford Junior University, in 1892, he studied at Harvard, Bonn, and Naples. For 11 years he ...
Richard Sumner Cowan
Richard Sumner Cowan was an American botanist.
Richard Sumner Cowan was born on January 23, 1921, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. His family moved to Florida and he was educated in the Tampa, Florida ...
Marcus E. Jones
Marcus E. Jones (April 25, 1852 – June 3, 1934) was an American geologist, mining engineer and botanist. Throughout his career he was known for being an educator, scientist and minister. As an early e...
Paul Carpenter Standley
Paul Carpenter Standley (1884 in Avalon, Missouri – June 2, 1963 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras) was an American botanist.Standley was born in Avalon, Missouri. He attended Drury College in Springfield, Mis...
Leonard John Brass
Leonard John Brass (17 May 1900 – 29 August 1971) was an Australian and American botanist, botanical collector and explorer. He was born at Toowoomba, Queensland. He was trained at the Queensland He...
Elmer Noble
Elmer Ray Noble, (16 January 1909–8 March 2001) was professor of zoology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an internationally recognized protozoologist and parasitologist.Noble...
Frederick Vernon Coville
Frederick Vernon Coville (March 23, 1867–January 9, 1937) was an American botanist who worked in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he became Chief Botanist, and was the first d...
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Chester A. Arnold
Chester Arthur Arnold was an American paleobotanist, born June 25, 1901 in Leeton, Missouri and died on 19 November 1977.He was the son of farmers Elmer and Edith Arnold. Arnolds family moved to Ludlo...
Roxana Judkins Stinchfield Ferris
Roxana ("Roxy") Judkins Stinchfield Ferris (April 13, 1895 – June 30, 1978) was an U.S. botanist.She was born in Sycamore, California, to Moses and Annie Stinchfield. She was named after her grandmoth...
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Edward Tuckerman
Edward Tuckerman (Boston, Massachusetts, December 7, 1817 - March 15, 1886) was an American botanist and professor who made significant contributions to the study of lichens and other alpine plants. H...
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Judith D. Zuk
Judith Daria Zuk (September 11, 1951 — September 1, 2007) was an American horticulturist, author and conservationist who served as president of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden from 1990 to 2005.
Vernon Ahmadjian
Vernon Ahmadjian (19 May 1930, Whitinsville, Massachusetts – 13 March 2012, Falmouth, Massachusetts) was a distinguished professor at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.—He specialized in...
Lewis Caleb Beck
Lewis Caleb Beck (4 October 1798 Schenectady – 20 April 1853 Albany, New York) was an American physician, botanist, chemist, and mineralogist.
He graduated from Union College in 1817. He then stud...