Axelrod, Daniel Isaac

Born: Jul 16, 1910 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Botanist


1910 - Born in Brooklyn, New York, on the 16th of July.

1933 - Received B.A., at University of California, Berkeley.

1934-1936 - Works for the California Forest Service.

1936 - Received his M.A., in UC Berkeley.

1938 - Received his Ph.D., UC Berkeley.

1939-1941 - Research fellow, U.S. National Museum.

1942-1946 - Photo interpreter for the U. S. Army in the Far East; reaches rank of Major and is awarded the bronze star.

1946-1948 - Assistant professor, UCLA.

1948-1952 - Associate professor, UCLA.

1952 - Made professor of geology, UCLA.

1952-1953 - Guggenheim fellow.

1958 - Publishes "Evolution of the Madro-Tertiary Geoflora" in Botanical Review.

1962-1967 - Professor of geology and botany, UCLA.

1968 - Professor of botany, University of California, Davis.

1972 - Receives the New York Botanical Garden Award.

1975 - Publishes "Evolution and Biogeography of Madrean-Tethyan Sclerophyll Vegetation" in Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

1976 - Retires from UC Davis.

1979 - Receives the Hayden Memorial Geology Award of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.

1980 - Receives the Fellows Medal of the California Academy of Sciences.

1985 - Receives the Palaeobotanical Society International Medal.

1990 - Receives the Paleontological Society Medal.

1993 - Receives the Merit Award of the Botanical Society of America.

1998 - Died at Davis, California on the 2nd of June.
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