Chapman, Wilbert McLeod, 1910-1970

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Dr. Chapman was a fisheries biologist and administrator at the University of Washington. He obtained his degrees from the University of Washington. Between 1933 and 1942 he worked as biologist for the International Fisheries Commission, Washington State Department of Fisheries, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. From 1942 to 1947 he was Curator of Fishes for the California Academy of Sciences and in 1943-1944 was Fishery Development Officer in the Central and South Pacific war theaters for the Board of Economic Warfare. Dr. Chapman was director of the School of Fisheries at the University of Washington in 1947-1948. He served with the State Department from 1948 to 1951 as assistant to the Undersecretary of State for Fish and Wildlife. From 1951 to 1959 he was Director of Research for the American Tunaboat Association and from 1959 to 1961 was director of the Resources Committee. From 1961 to 1968 he was the director of Division of Resources at the Van Camp Sea Food Company. From 1968to 1969 he served as Director, Marine Resources, Ralston Purina Company (of which Van Camp Sea Food Company is now a division). He served as chairman of the Working Party on Fishery Oceanography, Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research, International Council of Scientific Unions, as well as many other panels and committees.

From the guide to the Wilbert McLeod Chapman papers, 1932-1970, (University of Washington Libraries Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Allen, Edward Weber, 1885-1976. Papers, 1926-1974. ND Univ of Washington Libraries (OCLC Worldshare ILL Beta)
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Wiegel, Robert L. Papers, 1965-1973, bulk 1965-1973. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Lauren R. Donaldson papers, 1906-1994, 1940-1990 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Allen, Edward Weber, 1885-1976. Edward Weber Allen papers, 1886-1975 (bulk 1929-1974). University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Donaldson, Lauren R. (Lauren Russell), 1903-1998. Lauren R. Donaldson papers, 1906-1994 (bulk 1940-1990). University of Washington Libraries
creatorOf Schaefer, Milner Baily, 1912-1970. Papers, 1929-1970. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Wilbert McLeod Chapman papers, 1932-1970 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Hubbs, Carl L. (Carl Leavitt), 1894-1979. Papers, 1897-1989, bulk 1920-1979. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Edward Weber Allen papers, 1886-1975, 1929-1974 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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associatedWith Allen, Edward Weber, 1885-1976. person
correspondedWith American Tunaboat Association corporateBody
correspondedWith Bennett, Eugene D.  (Eugene Dunlap),  1894-1968 person
correspondedWith Carry, Charles R. person
correspondedWith Cary, Harold F. person
correspondedWith Donaldson, Lauren R. (Lauren Russell), 1903-1998. person
associatedWith Hubbs, Carl L. (Carl Leavitt), 1894-1979. person
correspondedWith Kask, J. L.  (John Laurence),  1906- person
correspondedWith Magnuson, Warren Grant,  1905-1989 person
correspondedWith Marr, John C. person
correspondedWith Maxwell, A. E.  (Albert Ernest) person
correspondedWith McKernan, Donald L.  (Donald Lynn),  1918-1979 person
correspondedWith Phister, Montgomery,  1926- person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Schaefer, Milner Baily, 1912-1970. person
correspondedWith Tollefson, Thor C.  (Thor Carl),  1901-1982 person
associatedWith University of Washington. University Archives corporateBody
correspondedWith Utt, James B.  (James Boyd),  1899-1970 person
correspondedWith Van Camp Sea Food Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Van Cleve, Richard,  1906-1984 person
associatedWith Wiegel, Robert L. person
correspondedWith Wooster, Warren S.  (Warren Scriver),  1921- person
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Subject
Fishery law and legislation--International cooperation
Colleges and Universities
Tuna fisheries
Fishery processing industries--United States
Fisheries--Washington (State)
Fishery scientists--United States vArchives
Fisheries--United States
Tuna industry
Fisheries and Wildlife
Canned fish industry
Canned foods industry--United States
Fishery management, International
Fisheries--International cooperation
Occupation
Ichthyologists
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Birth 1910

Death 1970

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