Walter P. Cottam

Walter P. Cottam
Born St. George, UT 3/3/1894; died 12/23/1988
Education: Brigham Young (A.B. 1916), Wisconsin (M.S. 1921), Chicago (Ph.D. 1926)
Dissertation title: An ecological study of the flora of Utah Lake, Utah (not published)
Adviser: H. C. Cowles (confirmed by Grant Cottam)
Teaching history: BYU 1920-31; Utah 1931-62
Ph. D. Students:
Others influenced: Grant Cottam (son), Calvin McMillan (M.S.)
ESA offices and honors: Eminent Ecologist 1960
ESA links: Eminent Ecologist | Resolution of Respect