Looser, Gualterio

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Looser, Gualterio Gender: M
Gualterio Ulrico Looser Schallemberg
born on 4 September 1898 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Santiago, Chile, 33s27, 70w40
Timezone LST m70w40 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°56' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 02°24 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 27°53'

Gualterio Looser (with his goddaughter)
photo: Penarc, license gfdl


Chilean botanist and engineer of Swiss parentage who owned a factory that made agricultural implements.

In 1928 Looser joined the American Fern Society, and started to publish papers on the pteridophytes of Chile. His herbarium containing circa 8000 specimens was given to Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève.

He died on 22 July 1982 in Santiago, aged 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate: "a las siete de la mañana" (at seven in the morning).


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Factory)
  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Botanist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction