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RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940.

Oran Lee Raber was born in Wolcottville, Ind., on Jan. 14, 1893. He was the son of Levi L. and Lida Cowley Raber. He graduated from Indiana University in 1912 and received the degrees of A.M. in 1915 and Ph.D. in 1920 from Harvard University. He served as a balloonist in World War I. Raber taught botany at several universities between 1915 and 1931. He was an associate ecologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1933-34, and a plant physiologist for the U.S. Forest Service, 1935-37. He was a member of the editorial staff of BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS, 1927-33, and editor of SOUTHERN FOREST EXPERIMENT STATION from 1937 until his death on Feb. 29, 1940.

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  • Biographical Sketches of the Samuel Olin Family. Madison, Wis., 1921.Search "Biographical Sketches of the Samuel Olin Family" by RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Principles of Plant Physiology. New York, 1928.Search "Principles of Plant Physiology" by RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Water Utilization by Trees, with Special Reference to the Economic Forest Species of the North Temperate Zone. Washington, D.C., 1937.Search "Water Utilization by Trees, with Special Reference to the
                                        Economic Forest Species of the North Temperate Zone" by RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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