Fred Jay Seaver

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Fred Jay Seaver
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Born (1877-03-14)March 14, 1877
Webster County, Iowa
Died December 21, 1970(1970-12-21) (aged 93)
Winter Park, Florida
Residence USA
Nationality American
Fields Mycology
Known for Taxonomy and life histories of the Discomycetes
Author abbrev. (botany) Seaver

Fred Jay Seaver (14 March 1877 – 21 December 1970) was an American mycologist. He worked at the New York Botanical Garden for 40 years, initially as the Director of Laboratories (1908–1911), then as the Curator (1912–1943), and finally as Head Curator (1943–1948). He was also an editor of the journal Mycologia between 1909 and 1947.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rogerson CT. (1973). "Fred Jay Seaver: 1877-1970". Mycologia 65 (4): 721–24. 
  2. ^ Degener O. (1971). "Fred Jay Seaver, 1877–1970". Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 98 (3): 172–74. 
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'Seaver'". International Plant Names Index.