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Biographical entry Hartley, Thomas Gordon (Tom) (1931 - 2016)

Born
9 January 1931
Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.
Died
8 March 2016
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Systematic botanist

Summary

Tom Hartley was noted for his research on the family Rutaceae in Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and Malaysia. He published revisions of several large genera in the family, including Maclurodendron, Neoschmidia, Zanthoxylum, Acronychia and Melicope. His collections from Australia, Papua New Guinea and Pacific islands are in the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra. In retirement Hartley continued his research on the floras of Australia and New Caledonia.

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Career position - Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry
1955
Education - BSc, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, United States
1957
Education - MSc, University of Iowa, U.S.A
1961 - 1965
Career position - Botanist for Phytochemical Survey of New Guinea, CSIRO
1962
Education - PhD, University of Iowa, U.S.A.
1965 - 1971
Career position - Associate Curator, Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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