Gilbert Morgan Smith
Class of 1907
Born in Beloit and brought up in our college community, honor student in college;
gifted teacher of botany at Wisconsin and Stanford Universities; world authority on marine algae; honored by your botanical peers in international societies; widely traveled scientific explorer; research specialist on algae for the United States Navy; author of many books and research papers; world-known lecturer.
Your career has brought you national and international recognition and reflects honor on your Alma Mater.
This be the evidence of admiration and high regard from your fellow alumni and Beloit College.