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Remembering Sturtevant

  • E. B. Lewis
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Abstract

Alfred Henry Sturtevant (1891–1970) was the youngest of six children of Alfred Henry and Harriet (Morse) Sturtevant. His grandfather, Julian Sturtevant,was a Yale graduate, a Congregational minister, and one of the founders and later president of Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois. Sturtevant’s father taught mathematics for a while at that college, but later took up farming, first in Illinois and later in southern Alabama, where the family moved when Sturtevant was seven years old. Sturtevant went to a one-room country school and later to a public high school in Mobile.

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Direct Descendant Congregational Minister Harness Horse Pedi Grees Yale Graduate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. B. Lewis
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  1. 1.Biology DivisionCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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