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Lutz, Frank Eugenelocked

(15 September 1879–27 November 1943)
  • Elizabeth Noble Shor

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Lutz, Frank Eugene (15 September 1879–27 November 1943), entomologist, was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Martin Peter Lutz, an insurance agent, and Anna Amelia Brockway. As a boy, he enjoyed exploring the outdoors. He attended public schools and Bloomsburg State Normal School. When he entered Haverford College, Lutz initially planned to major in mathematics at his father’s urging. But in his third year he turned to biology, with the intention of going into medicine, and received his A.B. in 1900. A biology professor advised him to go into statistical work in biology....

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