Joseph Young Bergen

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Joseph Young Bergen (February 22, 1851 – October 10, 1917) was an American botanist.[1]


Bergen was born in Red Beach, Maine.[2] He graduated in 1872 from Antioch College, and was for a time successively a member of the Ohio Geological Survey and professor of natural sciences at Lombard College. In 1883, he became principal of the Peabody, Massachusetts high school and subsequently an instructor at the English High School of Boston (1889-1901).[1] He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1915.[3]

His publications include:


  1. ^ a b Coulter, John Merle (1918). "Joseph Young Bergen". Botanical Gazette. 66. University of Chicago Press. pp. 455–458. Retrieved 29 March 2011.
  2. ^ Marquis, Albert Nelson, ed. (1916). Who's Who in New England. Chicago: A. N. Marquis and Company. p. 109.
  3. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved June 16, 2011.

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