James Zetek, 1886–1959
Authors: SNYDER, THOMAS E.; WETMORE, ALEXANDER; PORTER, BENNET A.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 52, Number 6, December 1959 , pp. 1230-1232(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Born on December 12, 1886, at Chicago, Illinois, James Zetek graduated in 1911 with an A.B. degree from the University of Illinois. When he was 25 he went to Panamá where from 1911 to 1913 he was entomologist for the Isthmian Canal Commission. In 1914, Jim married Maria Luisa Gutierrez, a member of a greatly respected family of Panama City; both were devout Catholics. Until she married, Jim's sister Ella lived with the Zctcks, universally known as their daughter. From 1914 to 1915, Jim was employed by the Republic of Panamá as director for the organization of the National Exposition held at Panamá City from 1915 to 1916. From 1916 to 1918, he was professor of biology and hygiene at the National Institute of Panamá, and from 1918 to 1920 he held the post of entomologist for the Panama Canal.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1959
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