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Underhill, Grover W. (Grover William), 1888-1970


Biographical Note

Grover William Underhill was born was on September 15, 1888, in Wake County, North Carolina, to John W. Underhell and Octavia Strickland. He a Professor of Entomology from 1918 to 1954 in the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He married Clara M. Swoope on November 6, 1937, in Blacksburg, Virginia. Underhill died March 24, 1970, and is buried alongside his wife in the Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg.


"Grover William Underhill" entry,,, accessed Dec. 8, 2022.

"Grover W Underhill" entry, Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014; Roll: 101167466. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015., accessed Dec. 8, 2022.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Grover W. Underhill Papers, 1935 (Ms1987-014)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1987-014

Grover W. Underhill Papers

Identifier: Ms-1987-014

The collection consists of a text from radio talk titled "The Insect Menace to Log Cabins and Rustic Woodwork," given by entomologist Grover W. Underhill in 1935.

Dates: 1935

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