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Eminent paleobotanist dies
Patricia G. Gensel



pgensel@bio.unc.edu


Wednesday, March 06, 2002 08:23:55 AM

Henry N. Andrews, Jr., Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and member of the National Academy of Science, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2002 at age 91, following a short illness. Henry is noted especially for his work on Carboniferous and Devonian plants,and for his books, Ancient Plants and the World They Lived In (1947), Studies in Paleobotany (1961), The Fossil Hunters (1980), and in collaboration with P. Gensel, Plant Life in the Devonian. He was a truly exceptional person, and will also be remembered for his wisdom, vision, kindness, and humor.
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