n African Entomology - Jakobus Johannes Matthee (12 September 1920 - 20 August 2003) : obituary




Professor Jakobus Johannes (Jak) Matthee, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Entomology at the University of Pretoria, died on the 20th of August 2003, one month short of his 83rd birthday. Jak Matthee was born on the 12th of September 1920 in Trichardt, Mpumalanga. He matriculated at Hoogenhout Hoërskool in Bethal in 1938. In 1939 he enrolled for the B.Sc. degree at the University of Pretoria and graduated with majors in Entomology and Chemistry in 1942.


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