Henry Paul Hansen

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Birthday
28, 1907
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 8, 1989 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1907
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 8, 1989 (82)

About

American palynologist known for his work on the vegetation history of the North American Pacific Northwest. He was the dean of Graduate Studies at Oregon State University from 1949 to 1972.

Before Fame

He received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Trivia

He began teaching at Oregon State University in 1939 and he published his seminal work, Postglacial Forest Succession, Climate, and Chronology in the Pacific Northwest, in 1947.

Family Life

He had five children with his wife Helen.

Associated With

He was a fan of the work of Charles Darwin.