Kellerman, William Ashbrook 1850-1908

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Biographical History

William Ashbrook Kellerman (1850-1908) was a U.S. botanist specializing in mycology. He was born on May 1, 1850, in Ashville, Ohio. Kellerman attended Cornell University and Polytechnic Institute (Zurich). He served as a professor of botany at the State College of Kentucky, Kansas State Agricultural College, and Ohio State University. Kellerman studied and published on effects of fungi on crops. He authored The Elements of Botany in 1883, and co-founded the Journal of Mycology. Kellerman was also interested in the plants of Guatemala, both fungi and vascular. Kellerman died of malaria in 1908 following a trip to Guatemala.

Source

  • Kellerman, William Ashbrook (1850-1908). In JStor Plant Science. Accessed March 23, 2012 from plants.jstor.org/person/bm000004281.
  • William Ashbrook Kellerman. In Wikipedia. Accessed March 23, 2012 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Ashbrook_Kellerman.

Related entities

  • University of Kentucky: He served as a professor of botany at the State College of Kentucky [University of Kentucky].
  • Kansas State Agricultural College: He served as a professor of botany at Kansas State Agricultural College.
  • Ohio state university: He served as a professor of botany at Ohio State University.

Birth Date

1850

Death Date

1908

Topic

  • Mycologists
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

  • Botanists
  • Mycologists