Milton Walker Eddy
Professor in Biology
Education and Career
B.S. Northwestern University, 1910; M.S., 1912; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1929; Instructor in Zoology, Pennsylvania State College, 1910-11; Professor of Zoology, 1913-18; Assistant Chief Chemist, U.S. Ammonium Nitrate Plant, Perryville, Md., 1918; Bacteriologist, Ordinance Departments, United States Army, 1919; Scientific Assistant, U.S. Public Health Service, in charge of Sanitation and X-ray Station, Perryville, Md., 1920; Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania, Summer Session of 1926-28; Instructor of Zoology, University of Pennsylvania, Summer Session, 1927; Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Summer Session, 1931.

Member of American Association of Economic Entomologists; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pennsylvania Academy of Science and American Society of Zoologists.

Author of  "Pathological Study of a Commercial Yeast in the Lungs of Whit Rats," "Oxygen Consumption of the Fresh Water Mussel, " and "Technique in Hair, Fur, and Wool Identification."

Involvement with Dickinson College
Eddy joined the Dickinson faculty in 1921 as a Professor of Biology. During the 1933-1934 school year, he taught six classes in Biology with Elmer C. Herber1. In addition to teaching he was an advisor to the Mohler Scientific Club. He could be found in his office located in room 11 of Denny Hall2.

 Full Biography


1.1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, p. 31-32.
2.1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook, p. 20.


Dickinson College Microcosm, p. 34, 1934, Dickinson College Archives.
"Eddy, Milton Walker" Dropfile, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook, Dickinson College Archives.

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-Cynthia L. Mackey '03
Class of 1934     Chronicles

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Dickinson 1934 is a project of Prof. Osborne's History 204 Class, Fall Semester 2000.