Edward W. Berry

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Edward Wilber Berry
Born (1875-02-10)February 10, 1875
Died September 20, 1945(1945-09-20) (aged 70)
Nationality American
Awards Walker Prize (1901)
Mary Clark Thompson Medal (1942)
Scientific career
Fields Paleontology
Institutions Johns Hopkins University

Edward Wilber Berry (February 10, 1875 – September 20, 1945) was an American paleontologist and botanist; the principal focus of his research was paleobotany. Berry studied North and South American flora and published taxonomic studies with theoretical reconstructions of paleoecology and phytogeography. He started his scientific career as an amateur scientist. At Johns Hopkins University he held various positions including teacher, research scientist, scientific editor and administrator.

Major expeditions

Participation in scientific societies

Selected bibliography

Awards and honors


  1. ^ IPNI.  E.W. Berry.
  2. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved June 24, 2011.
  3. ^ "Mary Clark Thompson Medal". National Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2011.
  • Science/AAAS

External links

  • Chrono-Biographical Sketches
  • National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoir

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