Ralph Randles Stewart

Botanist

Birthday April 15, 1890

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace New York

DEATH DATE Nov 6, 1993 (103)

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About

American botanist who spent his career studying plants in Pakistan. In his career he collected over 30,000 plant specimens from India, Kashmir, Iran, and other middle eastern nations.

Before Fame

He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1916.

Trivia

At the age of 91 he wrote a sort the memoir, Flora of Pakistan: History and Exploration of Plants in Pakistan and Adjoining Areas.

Family Life

He married Isabelle Caroline Darrow, who he had two daughters with, in 1953.

Associated With

He was a botanist like Gregor Mendel.

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