Charles E. Olmsted

Charles E. Olmsted
Born: Holyoke, CO 4/23/1908; died 11/20/1977
Education: Nebraska (A.B. 1929); Oklahoma (M.S. 1931); Yale (Ph.D. 1936)
Dissertation title: The vegetation of the North Haven-Wailingford sand plains (Bot. Gaz. 99:209-300)
Advisor: George E. Nichols (confirmed by Frank Egler)
Comments: Also influenced by John E. Weaver (as undergraduate) and Paul Sears (as undergraduate and Master’s student).
Teaching history: Chicago 1934-73
Ph.D. Students: Elroy Rice, Jerry Olson
Others influenced: W. Clark Ashby
ESA offices and honors: Member-at-Large 1948-49; Vice President 1949; President 1960.
ESA links: Presidential bio
Archived Papers: Charles E. Olmsted Papers at Chicago

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