David Starr Jordan

Science writer, Organization leader

1851 – 1931

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Who was David Starr Jordan?

David Starr Jordan was a leading ichthyologist, educator, eugenicist, and peace activist. He was president of Indiana University and was the founding president of Stanford University.

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Born
Jan 19, 1851
Gainesville
Also known as
  • Starr Jordan
  • David Jordan
  • D. S. Jordan
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Master of Science, Cornell University
    ( - 1872)
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Butler University
  • Penikese School of Science
    (1872 - 1874)
Employment
  • President, Stanford University
    (1891 - 1913)
  • President, Indiana University
    (1885/12/01 - )
  • Chair of Natural Sciences, Butler University
    (1874 - 1878)
  • Chair of Natural Sciences, Indiana University
    (1879 - 1884)
Died
Sep 19, 1931
Stanford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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