Howard Lester McKenzie was an entomologist at the University of California, Davis from 1958-1968. This collection contains
illustrations, in watercolor, painted by Mary Foley Benson for McKenzie's book
Mealybugs of California, with taxonomy, biology, and control of North American species (Homoptera, Coccoidea, Pseudococcidae) (1967), detailed drawings for the book, and pictures and photographs of entomologists.
Howard Lester McKenzie (May 25, 1910-October 17, 1968) received an M.S. degree in 1934 from the University of California Berkeley
and after graduation took a position at the Citrus Experiment Station. In 1937 he accepted a position as forest entomologist
with the United States Department of Agriculture, with headquarters at Berkeley. McKenzie began employment with the California
Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology at Sacramento in 1942. In 1958 he began as Associate Entomologist in the Experiment
Station at Davis and was promoted to Entomologist in 1963.
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