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Mary Minerva Steagall

She joined the Biology Department at Southern Illinois University (SIU, then Southern Illinois Normal College, SINC) in 1913 and became its head in 1921, a position she held until her retirement 17 years later at the age of 71. After

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Transeau Resolution of Respect

EDGAR NELSON TRANSEAU 1875-1960 President (1924) of the E.S.A. As published in the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Jun, 1960), pp. 62-64. At Jstor stable URL. The greatest contribution of Edgar Nelson Transeau is

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William Skinner Cooper

William S. Cooper Born: Detroit, MI 8/25/1884; died 10/8/1978 Education: Alma Coll. (B.S. 1906), Johns Hopkins (1906-07, no degree), Chicago (Ph.D. 1911) Dissertation title: The climax forest of Isle Royale, Lake Superior, and its development (Bot. Gaz. 55:1-44, 115-140, 189-235)

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Arthur W. Cooper

Arthur W. Cooper Born: Washington, DC 8/15/1931 Education: Colgate (B.A. 1953, M.A. 1955); Michigan (Ph.D. 1958). Dissertation title: Plant life-forms as indicators of microclimate (Ecol. Mon. 31:31-59) Adviser: Stanley A. Cain (C) Comments: Teaching history: N.C. State 1958-71, 1976-2001 (emeritus).

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Frederic E. Clements

Frederic E. Clements Born: Lincoln, NE 9/16/1874; died 7/26/1945 Education: Nebraska (B. Sc. 1894, M.A. 1396, Ph.D. 1898) Dissertation title: The phytogeography of Nebraska (presented jointly with H. L. Shantz ESA offices and honors: None. ESA links: Archived papers: Inventory

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Norman L. Christensen

Norman L. Christensen Born: Fresno, CA 12/28/1946 Education: Cal State Fresno (AB 1968, MS 1970); UC Santa Barbara (Ph.D. 1973) Dissertation title: Effects of fire on factors controlling plant growth in Adenostoma chaparral (Science 181:66-68; Ecol. Mon. 45 29-55.) Adviser:

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John E. Cantlon

>John E. Cantlon Born: Sparks, NV 10/6/1921 Education: Nevada (B.S. 1947), Rutgers (Ph.D. 1950). Dissertation title: Vegetation and microclimates on north and south slopes of Cushetunk Mt., New Jersey (Ecol. Mon. 23:241-270) Adviser: M. F. Buell (C) Comments: Worked with

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Stanley A. Cain

Stanley A. Cain Born: Jefferson Co. IN 6/19/1902; died 4/1/1995 Education: Butler Univ. (B.S. 1924); Chicago (M.S. 1927, Ph.D. 1930) Dissertation title: An ecological study of the heath balds of the Great Smoky Mountains. (Butler Univ. Bot. Stud. 1:117-208) Adviser:

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Murray F. Buell

Murray F. Buell Born: New Haven, CT 10/6/1905, died 7/2/1975 Education: Cornell (A.B. 1930); Minnesota (A.M. 1934, Ph.D. 1935). Dissertation title: The embryology of Acorus calamus Linn. (Bot. Gaz. 99:556-568) Adviser: W. S. Cooper in graduate school. ESA’s Buell Award

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E. Lucy Braun

Emma Lucy Braun Born: Cincinnati, OH 4/19/1889; died 3/5/1971 Education: Cincinnati (B.A. 1910; M.A. 1912; Ph.D. 1914) Dissertation title: The physiographic ecology of the Cincinnati region (Ohio Biol. Surv. 2:115-211. Bull. no. 7) Adviser:

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