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Term: Jones, Lewis Ralph 1864 - 1945

Definition: professor of plant pathology, b. near Brandon. He attended Ripon College (1883-1886) and graduated from the Univ. of Michigan (Ph.D., 1889; Ph.D., 1904). From 1887 to 1888 he taught at Mount Morris Academy in Illinois, and in 1889 he became instructor in natural history at the Univ. of Vermont. He was soon promoted to professor of botany, and from 1889 to 1910 was botanist of the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station. While at the Univ. of Vermont, Jones also worked with the Bureau of Plant Industry of the Department of Agriculture, studied in Europe, and did pioneer work on the nature and cause of bacterial soft rot in vegetables. In 1910 he came to the Univ. of Wisconsin to organize the department of plant pathology; he served as chairman of this department until 1930, and continued to teach part-time until his retirement in 1935. One of the leading plant pathologists in the country, Jones is credited with initiating the modern concept of plant disease as an interaction of plant and parasite under the conditioning influence of the environment. He was one of the founders and first president of the American Phytopathological Society, was the first editor of the Society's journal, Phytopathology, was president of the Botanical Society of America, and editor of the American Journal of Botany. After retiring to emeritus status in 1935, he continued his studies in plant pathology until his death. Who's Who in Amer., 2 3 (1944); M. Curti and V. Carstensen, Univ. of Wis. (2 vols., Madison, 1949); W. H. Glover, Farm and College (Madison, 1952); Madison Wis. State Journal, Apr. 2, 1945.

[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]

68 records found

Jackamonis, Ed G. 1939
Jackson, James Albert 1840 - 1921
Jackson, Joseph 1812 - 1881
Jackson, Jr., Robert L. 1936
Jackson, Mortimer Melville 1809 - 1889
Jacobs, Herbert Henry 1864 - 1948
Jacobs, William Henry 1831 - 1882
Jahnke, Franklin M. 1900
James, Ada Lois 1876 - 1952
James, Edwin, 1797-1861 
Janssen, Edward H. 1815 - 1877
Jaronitzky, June 1938
Jarreau, Al 1940 -
Jastrow, Joseph 1863 - 1944
Jauch, Robert 1945
Jefferson, Thomas (descendants in Wisconsin)
Jeffery, Thomas B. 1845 - 1910
Jenkins, James Graham 1834 - 1921
Jenkins, John James 1843 - 1911
Jens, Salome 1935 -
Jensen, Scott R. 1960
Jeskewitz, Suzanne 1942
Jewett, Milo Parker 1808 - 1882
Jews in Wisconsin
Jogues, Fr. Isaac, 1607-1646
Johnson, Alfred Stanley, jr. 1863 - 1932
Johnson, Burdette Jay 1826 - 1902
Johnson, Daniel Harris 1825 - 1900
Johnson, Gary K. 1939
Johnson, Jay W. 1943
Johnson, John Anders 1832 - 1901
Johnson, John, dates unverified
Johnson, Lawrence H. 1908
Johnson, Lester R. 1901
Johnson, Raymond C. 1936
Johnson, Robert I. 1928
Johnson, Samuel Curtis 1833 - 1919
Johnson, Warren S. 1847 - 1911
Johnson, William A. 1922
Johnsrud, Duwayne 1943
Johnston, Kirsten 1967 -
Johnston, Robert Alexander 1846 - 1907
Johnston, Robert G. 1957
Johnston, Rod
Joliet, Louis
Jolliet, Louis 1645 - 1700
Jonas, Charles 1840 - 1896
Jones, Benjamin 1795 - 1881
Jones, Burr W. 1846 - 1935
Jones, Chester Lloyd 1881 - 1941
Jones, George W. (1853 - 1935)
Jones, George Wallace 1804 - 1896
Jones, Granville Duane 1856 - 1924
Jones, James Monroe 1824 - 1898
Jones, Jenkin Lloyd 1843 - 1918
Jones, John Reynolds (1851 - 1928)
Jones, Joseph E. 1914
Jones, Lewis Ralph 1864 - 1945
Jones, Milo Cornelius 1849 - 1919
Jones, Nellie [Sawyer] Kedzie 1858 - 1956
Jones, William Arthur 1844 - 1912
Joss, Addie 1880 - 1911
Juday, Chancey 1871 - 1944
Judd, Truman H. 1817 - 1884
Juneau, Solomon 1793 - 1856
Jung, Phillip 1845 - 1911
Junkermann, Otto C.
Jussen, Edmund 1830-1891

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