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King, Willis, 1908-

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Willis King Collection

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Identifier: MSS 83-05
Scope and Contents Willis King (1908- ) was born May 24, 1908, in Fayette County, OH. He attended Wilmington College (Ohio), and received his B.S. in Education in 1929; an M.A. in Biology from Haverford College (PA), in 1930; and a Ph. D. in Zoology from the University of Cincinnati, in 1939. King was the first wildlife technician for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, from 1934-1940, and conducted original field studies in the Park. As well as initiating the Park's fisheries program, King was...