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Nearing, G. G. (George Guy), 1890-1986


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • George Guy
  • Variants

    • Nearing, G. G. (Guy G.), 1890-
    • Nearing, G. G. (Guy G.), b. 1890
    • Nearing, George Guy, 1890-1986
    • Nearing, Guy, 1890-1986
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1890-01-22
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1986-03-19
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Guyencourt Nurseries, Inc.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Guy Nearing Nurseries
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Rhododendron Society
    • Birth Place

        Morris Run, Pa.
    • Death Place

        Troy, Pa.
    • Associated Locale

        U.S.
    • Associated Locale

        Arden, Del.
    • Associated Locale

        Guyencourt, Del.
    • Associated Locale

        Ridgewood, N.J.
    • Associated Locale

        Ramsey, N.J.
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        Plant breeder
          Mycologist
      • Use For

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      • Earlier Established Forms

        • Nearing, G. G. (Guy G.), 1890-
        • Nearing, G. G. (Guy G.), b. 1890
      • Sources

        • found: The lichen book, 1962, c1947:t.p. (G.G. Nearing)
        • found: OCLC, 31 Oct. 1996(hdgs.: Nearing, G. G., 1890- ; Nearing, Guy G., 1890- ; usage: G.G. Nearing)
        • found: Guyencourt Nurseries, Inc., records, 1923-1939 :(George Guy Nearing, partner; usage G. G. Nearing, George G. Nearing, G. Guy Nearing; horticulturalist and plant breeder; operated nurseries at Arden, Del., and Guyencourt, Del., prior to World War II)
        • found: Fold3 website, Nearing, George Guy (1890), viewed via www, March 28, 2013 :facsimile of World War I draft card (George Guy Nearing)
        • found: New York times obituary, March 22, 1986, viewed via www, March 28, 2013 :(Guy Nearing is dead at 96; author and horticulturalist; born Morris Run, Pa.; died Troy, Pa., Wednesday [March 19]; lived at Ulster, Pa.; horticulturalist with specialty in rhododendrons and mushrooms; member, American Rhododendron Society, North American Mycological Society; operated Guy Nearing Nursery in Ridgewood, N.J.; moved to Ramsey, N.J., in 1947; also wrote six books of poetry, was a landscape painter and chess master; brother of pacifist and social activist Scott Nearing)
        • found: Tappan Zee Chapter, American Rhododendron Society, Rhododendron hybrids of Guy Nearing, viewed via www, March 28, 2013 :(Guy Nearing; born January 22, 1890; horticulturalist, specializing in rhododendrons; authority on wild mushrooms; joined Guyencourt Nurseries, 1929; opened his own Guy Nearing Nursery at Ridgewood, N.J., in 1935, which was destroyed by flood in 1945 and relocated to Ramsey, N.J., in 1947; gives an erroneous death date of March 22, 1986, which is the date of his obituary)
      • LC Classification

        • PS3527.E18
      • Change Notes

        • 1996-10-31: new
        • 2020-08-07: revised
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