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Rehder, Alfred, 1863-1949

LC control no.n 85335476
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingRehder, Alfred, 1863-1949
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LocatedBoston (Mass.)
Birth date18630904
Death date19490721
Place of birthWaldenburg (Saxony, Germany)
AffiliationArnold Arboretum
Profession or occupationDendrologists
Found inWilson, E.H. A monograph of azaleas, 1977: CUDG/RLIN record (hdg.: Rehder, Alfred, 1863-1949; usage: Alfred Rehder)
Arnold Arboretum WWW site, 24 Feb., 2015 (Alfred Rehder; b. Waldenburg, Sachsen, Germany, 4 Sep., 1863; in 1898, at age 34, Rehder sailed for the United States to undertake dendrological studies for Moller's Deutsche Gartner-Zeitung; he wrote Charles Sprague Sargent (1841-1927), the first Director of the Arnold Arboretum, and arranged a six month term as a student-worker performing manual labor; Sargent quickly recognized his capabilities and persuaded Rehder to become a member of his staff; Alfred Rehder officially retired in 1940 at age 77; Alfred Rehder, Associate Professor of Dendrology, Emeritus, died on 21 July, 1949)
Associated languageger eng