Ira Baldwin

Biologist, Author

1895 – 1999

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Who was Ira Baldwin?

Ira L. Baldwin was the founder and director emeritus of the Wisconsin Academy Foundation. He began teaching bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he had done his doctoral work, in 1927, and a few years later moved into what became a long career in administration. He held positions as chair of the Department of Bacteriology, dean of the Graduate School, dean and director of the College of Agriculture, university vice president for academic affairs, and special assistant to the president. He was also involved in programs for agricultural development both in the United States and abroad. Among Baldwin's many achievements was a review of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, titled "Chemicals and Pests" in the journal Science.

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Born
Aug 20, 1895
Indiana
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lived in
  • Indiana
  • Tucson
Died
Aug 9, 1999
Tucson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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