Aaron J. Sharp

Aaron J. Sharp
Born: Plain City, OH 7/29/04; died 11/15/1997
Education: Ohio Wesleyan (A.B. 1927); Oklahoma (M.S. 1929); Ohio State (Ph.D. 1938).
Dissertation title: Taxonomic and ecologic status of eastern Tennessee Bryophytes (Amer. Midl. Nat. 21:267-354)
Advisor: Glenn W. Blaydes (C)
Comments: Also influenced by Frank C. Gates (during summer course at Mich. Biol. Sta.) Paul Sears (as Master’s student), and Edgar N. Transeau (most important influence at Ohio State, but not official adviser).
Teaching history: Tennessee 1938-74
ESA offices and honors:  Member-at-Large 1954-55; Vice President 1960
External links: NYT obituary

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