Person:Victor Cory (1)

Victor L. Cory
b.17 Sep 1880 Monroe County, Iowa
d.1 May 1964 Kaufman, Texas
m. 4 Nov 1879
  1. Victor L. Cory1880 - 1964
  2. Carl C. Cory1882 - 1975
  3. Charles C. Cory1883 -
  4. Ada B. Cory1884 -
  5. Daisy E. Cory1887 -
  6. L. Ralph Cory1893 -
  7. Inez Irene Cory1895 -
m. 20 Jan 1917
Facts and Events
Name[1] Victor L. Cory
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 17 Sep 1880 Monroe County, Iowa
Marriage 20 Jan 1917 Lubbock, Texas(at her parents' home)
to Frances Zenobia Brian
Death[2] 1 May 1964 Kaufman, Texas
Burial[2] Grove Hill Cemetery, Dallas, Texas, United States
The picture shows Victor as a member of ROTC at the Kansas State Agricultural College (now Kansas State University).

Victor was a botanical taxonomist with Texas A&M, SMU, and the U.S. Dept of Agriculture. He administered several Agricultural Research Stations in Texas, establiswhed and managed the A&M herbarium, and published the first "Catalog of the Flora of Texas" (still the standard resource underpinning all later work).

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lucas County, Iowa. 1885 Iowa State Census, [no page no.], house/family 63/63 .
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Grave marker, Grove Hill Cemetery, Dallas, Texas, United States.