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Harriet Creighton













































About Harriet Creighton

Botanist and geneticist who focused on cytogenetics with Barbara McClintock. She served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.


Early life

She attended Cornell University and Wellesley College in 1929.


Trivia

She taught at Cornell University and Connecticut College.


Family of Harriet Creighton

She was born in Delavan, Illinois


Close associates of Harriet Creighton

She worked with Barbara McClintock on a paper about chromosomal crossover in 1931.





















Bonnie Templeton













































About Bonnie Templeton

Botanist who served as curator of botany for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County from 1929 to 1970. She also founded the California Botanical Science Service, a private consulting business.


Early life

At the age of 16 she moved to LA, where she worked for an amateur botanist by classifying and mounting his large collection of dried plants.


Trivia

While she was collecting plants in the El Segundo sand dunes she discovered a rare parasitic plant that she named Pholisma paniculatum.


Family of Bonnie Templeton

She married her second husband, Chester D. Weiche, in 1942.


Close associates of Bonnie Templeton

Like Jane Goodall she was an early female leader in the sciences.





















George Washington Carver













































About George Washington Carver

African-American scientist who became famous for his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes. The destruction of cotton crops by boll weevils inspired his scientific work, and he developed and promoted about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin.


Early life

He was born into slavery and was kidnapped along with his mother and sister from his master s house in Arkansas when he was just a week old and was sold in Kentucky.


Trivia

He met with three American president – Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge and Franklin Roosevelt – which was very rare for an African-American man at the time. His exact date of birth is unknown with experts primarily placing it in January or June of 1864. 


Family of George Washington Carver

At age 40, he began a relationship with Miss Sarah L. Hunt, an elementary school teacher, but they never married.


Close associates of George Washington Carver

Theodore Roosevelt complimented his inventions.





















Ralph Randles Stewart













































About Ralph Randles Stewart

American botanist who spent his career studying plants in Pakistan. In his career he collected over 30,000 plant specimens from India, Kashmir, Iran, and other middle eastern nations.


Early life

He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1916.


Trivia

At the age of 91 he wrote a sort the memoir, Flora of Pakistan: History and Exploration of Plants in Pakistan and Adjoining Areas.


Family of Ralph Randles Stewart

He married Isabelle Caroline Darrow, who he had two daughters with, in 1953.


Close associates of Ralph Randles Stewart

He was a botanist like Gregor Mendel.





















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Ralph Randles Stewart













































About Ralph Randles Stewart

American botanist who spent his career studying plants in Pakistan. In his career he collected over 30,000 plant specimens from India, Kashmir, Iran, and other middle eastern nations.


Early life

He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1916.


Trivia

At the age of 91 he wrote a sort the memoir, Flora of Pakistan: History and Exploration of Plants in Pakistan and Adjoining Areas.


Family of Ralph Randles Stewart

He married Isabelle Caroline Darrow, who he had two daughters with, in 1953.


Close associates of Ralph Randles Stewart

He was a botanist like Gregor Mendel.





















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