Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1870-01-13
Death 1959-09-30
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Ross Granville Harrison was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on January 13, 1870. He graduated from Johns Hopkins (A.B., 1889; Ph.D., 1894) and the University of Bonn (M.D., 1899). He taught at Johns Hopkins (1896-1907) and at Yale University (1907-1959). Harrison conducted extensive scientific research in embryonic development and related fields, and produced several publications. At Yale, Harrison's administrative responsibilities included service as director of the Osborn Zoological Laboratory (1918-1938) and chairman of the Department of Zoology (1920-1938). He also served as chairman of the National Research Council (1938-1946). Harrison died on September 30, 1959.

From the description of Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154522

From the description of Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122450937

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Subjects:

  • Zoology
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science
  • World War, 1914-1918--Science
  • World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
  • Jewish refugees
  • World War, 1939-1945--Displaced persons
  • Embryology
  • Biology
  • Amphibians--Physiology
  • Science--Study and teaching
  • Tissue culture

Occupations:

  • Biologists
  • Editors

Places:

  • Canada (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)