DAVIS, DONALD ECHARD, 1916-2007

Biography:

University professor. Born– January 12, 1916, Charleston, Ill. Parents– Leonard Ernest and Jessie Allie (Echard) Davis. Married– Dorothy Dale Richey, June 5, 1940. Children– Two. Education– Eastern Illinois State University, B.Ed., 1938; honorary Ped.D., 1956; Ohio State University, M.S., 1940; Ph.D., 1947. Taught at Auburn University, 1952-1982; professor emeritus, 1982. The Donald E. Davis Arboretum on the Auburn campus, dedicated in 1977, ┬áis named in his honor. Died February 21, 2007.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1975-1976, and Library of Alabama Lives.

Publication(s):

Effects of Herbicides on Submerged Seed Plants. Auburn, Ala.; Auburn University Department of Botany, 1980.

Joint_Publication(s):

Atrazine Fate and Effects in a Salt Marsh. Gulf Breeze, Fla.; Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1979.

Guide and Key to Alabama Trees. Dubuque, Iowa; W. C. Brown, 1965. [Editions 2-5 published by Kendal/Hunt, 1972-1999].