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Clarence Paul Oliver

Born: Nov 8, 1898

Death: Jul 10, 1991

Birthplace: Dexter

Nationality: United States

Clarence Paul Oliver

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1898
Date of Death : Jul 10, 1991
Birth Place : Dexter

Clarence Paul Oliver, known to his friends as "Pete", was an American geneticist. Born in Dexter, Missouri, he attended college at University of Texas receiving a BA in 1925. He continued his studies at University of Texas completing a PhD in the laboratory of Hermann Joseph Muller in 1931. From 1932 to 1946 he was a member of the faculty of University of Minnesota where future nobelist Edward B. Lewis worked in his lab as an undergraduate. From 1946 to his retirement in 1971, he was a faculty member at University of Texas, where he studied human genetics and pseudoallelism.

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