Helmer Pareli Kjerschow Agersborg

26 October 1881 – 16 January 1960

Born: Norway

Died: Centralia, Illinois

Occupation: Biologist, Zoologist, Malacologist. Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming 1920-21; University of Illinois 1921-22; James Milikin University, 1924-28; Biologist, New Hamshire State Dept. of Fisheries and Game, 1932-34; consulting biologist, 1937-60; Director Agersborg Biological Labratory, 1949-60.

Education: B.S., M.S. University of Washington, Seattle, 1916; B.S. Royal Fredericks University, Oslo, 1917; A.M. Columbia, 1920; Ph.D. University of Illinois, 1923.

Research Interests: Physiology of marine invertebrates, variation in prosobranch gastropods; stream pollution.

Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.

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