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California Academy of Sciences

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1863 a the California Academy of Natural Sciences.

Official Website:
http://www.calacademy.org/

Location:
San Francisco, CA

Founding Date:
1853

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Samuel Armacost
Business
Mar-1939   Chairman of SRI International
Robert A. Corrigan
Educator
21-Apr-1935   President, San Francisco State University
Susan Desmond-Hellmann
Doctor
1958   Chancellor of UCSF
Paul R. Ehrlich
Scientist
29-May-1932   The Population Bomb
Andrew Smith Hallidie
Inventor
16-Mar-1836 24-Apr-1900 Designed the first cable car system
James Lick
Business
25-Aug-1796 1-Oct-1876 Lick Observatory
William J. Patterson
Business
27-Jan-1962 24-Sep-2010 SPO Partners & Co.
Glenn Seaborg
Physicist
19-Apr-1912 25-Feb-1999 Co-Discoverer of Plutonium
Nettie Stevens
Biologist
7-Jul-1861 4-May-1912 X and Y chromosomes
James N. Sullivan
Business
1937   Vice Chairman of Chevron, 1989-2000


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