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Biographical data

 

Perkins, Grenville Akers

 

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)

 

Born: 1891, Lin Ching, China.

 

career:

Chemist, educated at Cornell University, taking his Ph.D.ís degree in 1917 at Pittsburgh University. From 1919-22 on the staff of the Bur. of Science, Manila; from 1922-27 Chief Chemist, Culion Leper Colony (P.I.). Since 1929 in the employ of the Carbide and Carbon Chem. Corp., now a resident of N.Y. City.

 

collections:

Philippines: Culion (Apr. 1923), together with H.W. Wade (see there). Certainly only few numbers.

 

biographical data:

Amer. Men of Sci., 1938.