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Madison Spencer Briscoe
Transcript of Madison Spencer Briscoe
Madison specializes in 2 subjects which are Entomology and Parasitology.
An Entomologist is the branch of zoology dealing with insects.
A Parasitologist is the branch biology dealing with parasites and the effects of parasitism.
Youth and Family
Madison Spencer Briscoe was born on March 4, 1905 near the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
Not much is known about his family life, but he spent his childhood growing up in Winchester, Virginia until his high school years.
He died in 1995.
In 1926, Briscoe earned a Bachelor of Science from Lincoln University and a Master of Science from Columbia University in 1930.
He also received a Doctor of Science from Catholic University in 1950.
Dr. Briscoe was appointed Professor of Biology from 1926 to 1929.
He married a lady named Marie. They were very close but did not have any children.
They did act as parents for many collage students which Madison taught at.
They also attended Camp Hill Methodist Church.
Briscoe loved music. He would often play the violin and even put together a little orchestra with his students.
He also coached basketball in his free time.
This is the entrance to Lincoln University in which he completed his undergraduate studies
This is Storer College where Briscoe completed high school
This sign is from Columbia University where he got his Master of Science