Biographical Memoirs

Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs feature the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased members. All of the memoirs published since 1877 are available online as PDFs:

Harold C. Conklin (1926-2016)

Harold C. Conklin (1926-2016) »
by Michael R. Dove and Patrick V. Kirch (anthropology)

Anthony E. Siegman (1931-2011)

Anthony E. Siegman (1931-2011) »
by Stephen E. Harris (engineering sciences)

Robert T. Paine (1933-2016)

Robert T. Paine (1933-2016) »
by Mary E. Power, James A. Estes, Peter Kareiva, Simon Levin, Jane Lubchenco, and Stephen Palumbi (environmental sciences and ecology)

J. David Jackson (1925-2016)

J. David Jackson (1925-2016) »
by Robert N. Cahn (physics)

Rene Millon (1921-2016)

Rene Millon (1921-2016) »
by Deborah L. Nichols (anthropology)

Anthony J. McMichael (1942-2014)

Anthony J. McMichael (1942-2014) »
by Kirk R. Smith (human environmental sciences)

Olga F. Linares (1936-2014)

Olga F. Linares (1936-2014) »
by Dolores R. Piperno, Richard Cooke, and Fernando Santos-Granero (anthropology)

Walter Kohn (1923-2016)

Walter Kohn (1923-2016) »
by P. C. Hohenberg and J. S. Langer (physics)

C. S. Barrett (1902-1994)

C. S. Barrett (1902-1994) »
by Ted Massalski (applied physical sciences)

Gen Shirane (1924-2005)

Gen Shirane (1924-2005) »
by Stephen Shapiro, John Axe, Haruo Shirane, and Tasuo Shirane (applied physical sciences)

Frederick W. Gehring (1925-2012)

Frederick W. Gehring (1925-2012) »
by Gaven J. Martin (mathematics)

A. G. W. Cameron (1925-2005)

A. G. W. Cameron (1925-2005) »
by David Arnett (geophysics)

E-an Zen (1928-2014)

E-an Zen (1928-2014) »
by Daniel H. Doctor and Susan W. Kieffer (geology)

Charles D. Michener (1918-2015)

Charles D. Michener (1918-2015) »
by Mary Jane West-Eberhard and Michael S. Engel (evolutionary biology)

Howard W. Emmons (1912-1998)

Howard W. Emmons (1912-1998) »
by Frederick H. Abernathy, Richard E. Kronauer, Richard I. Land, and Howard A. Stone (engineering sciences)

Michel Boudart (1924-2012)

Michel Boudart (1924-2012) »
by Ricardo B. Levy, Jim Dumesic, James A. Cusumano, and Enrique Iglesia (chemistry)

Heinrich D. Holland (1927-2012)

Heinrich D. Holland (1927-2012) »
by James F. Kasting (geology)

Oscar L. Miller, Jr. (1925-2012)

Oscar L. Miller, Jr. (1925-2012) »
by Jospeh G. Gall (cellular and developmental biology)

David M. Raup (1933-2015)

David M. Raup (1933-2015) »
by Michael Foote and Arnold I. Miller (geology)

George E. Palade (1912-2008)

George E. Palade (1912-2008) »
by Marilyn G. Farquhar (cellular and developmental biology)

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