Meehean, O. Lloyd (Deceased)
Lloyd was born in 1902 in Minnesota. He received his BS degree in 1927 and his MS degree in 1932 in ecology from the University of Minnesota. His PhD degree in zoology was received from Ohio State University in 1940. Prior to entering the Federal Government service, Lloyd was employed as an investigator of lakes and streams for the Minnesota Game and Fish Department in 1927. For two years he was in charge of a stream pollution survey for the city of Duluth, Minnesota. Lloyd was associated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its predecessor agency, the Bureau of Fisheries, begnning in 1930, when he became a biologist at the Fairport Station in Iowa. He also served at Natchitoches, Louisiana; Marion, Alabama; Leetown, West Virginia; and Welaka, Florida. He specialized in the field of research propagation of warm water fish, with particular reference to the development of methods and the related use of fertilizers. He published a paper in the Journal of Wildlife Management on a Symposium on Farm Fish Ponds and Management, among others relating to fish culture and fertilization. Lloyd was appointed as chief of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Division of Game-Fish and Hatcheries by the Director, Ira N. Gabrielson, in September, 1945. He had been assistant chief of the division since June, 1942. He lived in Saint Petersburg, Florida, after his retirement. Lloyd was elected to membership in the Washington Biologists’ Field Club in 1949. Lloyd died on September 1, 1985.