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: F. K. Butters (confirmed by Helen Buell)
Comments: Strongly influenced by W. S. Cooper in graduate school. ESA’s Buell Award was established in his name in 1977.
Teaching history: N.C. State 1935-46; Rutgers 1946-71. Summers at Itasca Biol. Sta. (Minnesota) for many years. After retirement taught at Yale, Minnesota, Georgia, Arizona, UC-Davis, UC-Santa Barbara, Montana, and Colorado State.
Ph. D. Students: J. E. Cantlon, W. A. Reiners, W. A. Niering.
Others influenced: F. H. Bormann (undergraduate)
ESA offices and honors: Secretary 1951-53; Vice President 1955; President 1962; Eminent Ecologist 1970
ESA links: Eminent Ecologist | Resolution of Respect
Archived Papers: Location unknown, but Buell is mentioned as a correspondent in a Botany Department collection at University of Minnesota archives, and is included in a biographical file of Minnesota faculty at the University archives
External links: Wikipedia

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