Deam, Charles Clemon, 1865-1953

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1865-08-30
Death 1953-05-29
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Charles Clemon Deam was born in Bluffton, Indiana; he worked as a druggist and later became chief state forester in 1919. Deam published several books about grasses, trees and shrubs of Indiana.

From the description of [Papers], 1896-1952. (Lincoln Library). WorldCat record id: 247135145

From the description of [Letters], 1904-1916. (Lincoln Library). WorldCat record id: 247135595

Deam was a taxonomic botanist known for his work on trees, plants, shrubs, and flowers of Indiana. Was also state forester, 1909-1913 and 1917-1928, and state forestry researcher, 1928-1940.

Published several books on plant taxonomy of Indiana, collected herbarium specimens, and created an arboretum at his home. Also owned and operated a pharmacy in Bluffton, Indiana.

From the description of Charles C. Deam papers, 1881-1983, bulk 1900-1953. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36119444

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Subjects:

  • Botanists--Correspondence
  • Botany
  • Authors, American
  • Forest conservation
  • Drugstores--Management
  • Botanists--Archives
  • Forests and forestry
  • Politicians
  • Plants--Classification

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  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • Indiana--Bluffton (as recorded)
  • Botanists--Indiana (as recorded)
  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • Indiana (as recorded)