Lindstrom House

Birch Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 1275-1282
Rooms 1284-1293
Rooms 1295-1305
Rooms 1307-1316

House Details

Floor #: 1
Gender: Male
Capacity: 51
Room #s: 1275-1316
A/C: No
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Single, Double, Triple
Room Size:
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: Between 8'5" and 9'1"

House History

LINDSTROM, Ernest W. (1891-1948) received a B.S. (1914) from the Universtiy of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. (1917) from Cornell University. He came to Iowa State as a professor and head of genetics in 1922 and served in that capacity for 25 years. He was Vice-Dean of the Graduate College from 1936 to 1948. He was granted a leave of absence on two occasions - 1927 to 1929 to serve with the Rockefeller Foundation in France and in 1944-45 to become a visiting professor in Colombia, South America. His oustanding work was in the chromosome mapping of corn and the quantitative inheritance of tomato polyploidy. He served as president of the Genetics Society of America in 1942.