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In memoriam: Eugene Pleasants Odum, 1913-2002

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In memoriam: Eugene Pleasants Odum, 1913-2002; 2003; Article; Journal; Auk; Meyers, J.M.; Johnston, D.W.

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Eugene Pleasants Odum, a Life Member of the AOU since 1932, an Elective Member since 1943, and a Fellow since 1951, died 10 August 2002 of an apparent heart attack while tending his garden. Gene was born in New Hampshire on 17 September 1913 and spent most of his childhood and college days in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He developed a keen interest in birds and natural history during grade school, encouraged by his cousin, Dr. George Mayfield of the Tennessee Ornithological Society. At high school, Gene and his friend Coit Coker started a bird magazine and a newspaper column called “Bird Life in Chapel Hill.” Gene never tired of teaching and used every opportunity to inform people enthusiastically about birds and the environment. [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1642/0004-8038(2003)120%5B0536%3AIMEPO%5D2.0.CO%3B2
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