William Vogt

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-15-1902

Died: 07-11-1968

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

VOGT, WILLIAM. Appointed for the preparation of a monograph on the ecology of the guano birds of Peru; tenure, twelve months from the Autumn of 1943 (postponed).

Born May 15, 1902, Mineola, New York. Education:  St. Stephen’s College, A.B., 1925.

Assistant editor, 1930–32, New York Academy of Sciences; Curator, 1932–35, Jones Beach State Bird Sanctuary; editor of Bird-Lore Magazine, field naturalist and lecturer, 1935–39, National Association of Audubon Societies; consulting ornithologist, 1939–42, Compañía Administradora del Guano, Peru; Expert Consultant, War Department, 1942; Associate Director, Division of Science and Education, 1942—, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.

Publications:  Audubon’s Birds of America, 1937. Articles in American Forests, Auk, Leica Photography, National Waltonian, American Game, Bulletin of the University of the State of New York, Natural History, Parks and Recreation, Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of New York, Boletín de la Compañía Administradora del Guano, Copeia, Proceedings of the Eighth American Scientific Congress.