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James Barkley Pollock
The Michigan Alumnus 102-109

James Barklay Pollock, who be
comes this fall Assistant Professor 
of Botany, was born at Orangeville, 
 Stephenson Co., Ill., Nov. 10, 1863. 
In 1886 he entered the Illinois State 
Normal University at Normal, Ill., and
 was graduated in 1891, receiving both 
a normal and a high school diploma. 
 The same year he entered the University of Wisconsin from which he 
took the degree of B.S. in 1893.

 year 1893-94 was spent in graduate
 work in botany and chemistry, and 
the following year he was teacher of 
biology in the high school at Austin, Ill. He came to the University of
 Michigan in Sept. 1895, as labora
tory assistant in botany, and also registered as a student in the Graduate
 School. In 1896 he received the degree of M.S. from the University of
 Wisconsin and in 1897 the degree of 
Sc.D. from the University of Mich
igan. The year 1897-98 was spent at 
the University of Leipsic in Germany, 
 pursuing work in his chosen subjects.