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RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968.

Oscar Riddle was born in Cincinnati, Ind., on Sept. 27, 1877. He was the son of Jonathan and Amanda Emiline Carmlchael Riddle. He earned an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1902 and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1907. He received several honorary degrees including an LL.D. from Indiana University in 1933. He married Leona Lewis on June 3, 1937.

Riddle held a variety of instructorships before becoming a research associate at the Cold Spring Harbor facility of the Carnegie Institution in 1912. From 1914 until his retirement in 1945 he was a research staff member of the Carnegie Station for Experimental Evolution. He lectured in South America during 1945-47. He was page: [513][View Page [513]] president of the Association for the Study of Internal Secretions, 1928-29, and the American Rationalist Federation, 1959-60. Riddle received a number of achievement awards from professional groups and was the recipient of the Humanist of the Year Award of the American Humanist Association, 1958. He died on Nov. 29, 1968.

Information from Who's Who in America and NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 1, 1968.

  • Prolactin, a Product of the Anterior Pituitary, and the Part It Plays in Vital Processes. Washington, D.C., 1938.Search "Prolactin, a Product of the Anterior Pituitary, and the Part It
                                        Plays in Vital Processes" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Endocrines and Constitution in Doves and Pigeons. Washington, D.C., 1947.Search "Endocrines and Constitution in Doves and Pigeons" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Studies on Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism with Especial Reference to the Pigeon (with others). Washington, D.C., 1947.Search "Studies on Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism with Especial
                                        Reference to the Pigeon (with others)" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Unleashing of Evolutionary Thought. New York, 1954.Search "The Unleashing of Evolutionary Thought" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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