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Fitzpatrick, T. J., 1868-



Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick was born at Centerville, Iowa, on 2 April 1868. He attended the State University of Iowa, where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1893 and a Master of Science in 1895. He served as Professor of Mathematics and Botany at Graceland College from 1895 to 1899 and again from 1908 to 1912. He also worked as a field collector for the Iowa State Historical Society from 1903 to 1907.

Fitzpatrick came to Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1913 to serve as Professor of Science at Cotner College. He became Assistant Professor of Botany and Curator of the Herbarium at the University of Nebraska in 1918, a position he held until his retirement in 1949. During his career at the University of Nebraska he also served as librarian for the Botany and Mathematics Departments. Fitzpatrick died in Lincoln on 28 March 1952.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

T.J. Fitzpatrick, Botany Papers

Identifier: RG-12-07-14

College of Arts and Sciences

Dates: 1869-1973