John Thomas Curtis

John Thomas Curtis

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Plant Sciences
Fellow: Awarded 1956
Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

University of Wisconsin, Madison

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

CURTIS, JOHN THOMAS.  Appointed for studies of the ecological status of the “Lake Forest” of Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ontario; its history, original composition, and present condition; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1942.

Born September 20, 1913, Waukesha, Wisconsin.  Education:  Carroll College, B.A., 1934; University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1935, Ph.D., 1937.

Research Assistant in Botany, 1934–35, Mitogenetic Ray Investigation, Radiation Committee, National Research Council; Research Assistant in Limnology, Summer, 1935, Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey; Instructor in Botany, Spring, 1940, University of Pennsylvania; Instructor in Botany, 1937–40, Assistant Professor, 1941—, and Director of Arboretum Research, 1940—, University of Wisconsin.

Publications:  Articles in Bios, Rhodora, Wilson Bulletin, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Journal of Botany, American Orchid Society Bulletin, International Revue der Gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie, American Midland Naturalist, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club.

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