William Henry McArthur
was born in Selma, Alabama.He
became a proto-zoologist and zoologist.The reference source does not give much personal background on McArthur
, but it can encourage young African Americans to pursue the area of science, which encompasses biology, zoology, proto-zoology, chemistry, mathematics, etc. ; a whole host of interesting areas for achievement.McArthur
bachelors degree from Morehouse College in 1947, and a masters of science from Atlanta University, in 1948.He
earned a doctorate of science from the University of Iowa in 1955.He
was appointed Professor of Zoology at Knoxville College in 1955.