Alfred Sherwood Romer (December 28, 1894 – November 5, 1973) was an American paleontologist and biologist and a specialist in vertebrate evolution. Biography [ edit ] Alfred Romer was born in White Plains , New York, the son of Harry Houston Romer and his wife, Evalyn Sherwood.
Nov 1, 2023 · Alfred Sherwood Romer, U.S. paleontologist widely known for his concepts of evolutionary history of vertebrate animals. The explicit use of comparative anatomy and embryology in studies of fossil vertebrates underlies his major contributions to biology. Romer’s early life and schooling gave no.
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May 29, 2018 · Romer, Alfred Sherwood (1894–1973) An American palaeontologist and comparative anatomist, who specialized in the evolution of vertebrates. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1921 from Columbia University , then taught anatomy at the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York , and from 1923 to 1934 he was an Associate Professor at the University of ...
A LFRED SHERWOOD ROMER was a man of many aspects: a profound scholar whose studies of vertebrate evolution based upon the comparative anatomy of fossils established him throughout the world as an outstanding figure in his field; a gifted teacher who trained several generations of paleontologists and anatomists; an effective adminis...
Nov 7, 1973 · CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 6 —Dr. Aifred Sherwood Romer, a leader in using comparative anatomy to study the evolution of fossil vertebrates (animals with backbones), died in Mount Auburn Hospital...
Dr. Alfred Sherwood Romer (1894 – 1973) was the leading contributor to the discipline of vertebrate paleontology throughout much of the 20th century. He was founder and first president of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.