Accomplished veterinarian and teacher at four major universities.
1877-1961 | Artist: Othmar J. Hoffler (1893-1954)
Impact & Accomplishments
Born in Waverly, New York, Carl Warren Gay received a veterinary degree from Cornell University in 1899, and then pursued a bachelor’s degree in animal husbandry from Iowa State College, while teaching in the veterinary division there. He was named Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry at Iowa State in 1904.
After briefly teaching at Ohio State University, he accepted a full professorship at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught from 1907 to 1916.
In 1916, he joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota, taking over as department chair in 1920, through his retirement in 1940.