Floyd B. Chapman in military uniform   Save
Floyd B. Chapman in military uniform
Description: Photograph showing Floyd B. Chapman of Columbus, Ohio, at right, with a fellow serviceman identified as "PFC Gilkyson." Both are seen in military uniform, and handwriting on the back indicates that the photograph was taken in San Bernardino, California, on November 15, 1943. After receiving a Ph. D. at the Ohio State University and working for the Fish and Wildlife Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Chapman (1911-1984) was inducted into the Army Air Corps in November of 1942. He was stationed at various posts around the United States during World War II, as well as overseas in India and China. Following his military service, Chapman continued his career as a naturalist and field ecologist for the Ohio State Division of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Ohio Division of Wildlife. He also worked as resident ecologist at Malabar Farm and as horticulturist for Inniswood Garden Metro Park until his death in 1984. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: MSS1017AV_01_01
Subjects: World War II; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Natural resources--Ohio; Malabar Farm; Horticulture
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio); San Bernardino (California)