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Alexandre Brongniart (1770 - 1847)

Alexandre Brongniart (5 February 1770 – 7 October 1847) was a French chemist, mineralogist, geologist, paleontologist, and zoologist, who collaborated with Georges Cuvier on a study of the geology of...

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Adam Sedgwick (1785 - 1873)

Adam Sedgwick (/ˈsɛdʒwɪk/; 22 March 1785 – 27 January 1873) was a British geologist and Anglican priest, one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Cambrian and Devonian period of the geo...

7/22/2021 7/22/2021

Abraham Gottlob Werner (1749 - 1817)

Abraham Gottlob Werner (25 September 1749 – 30 June 1817) was a German geologist who set out an early theory about the stratification of the Earth's crust and propounded a history of the Earth that c...

7/20/2021 7/20/2021

Eduard Suess (1831 - 1914)

Eduard Suess (German: [%CB%88%CB%88e%CB%90dua%CA%81t zyːs]; 20 August 1831 ~ 26 April 1914) was an Austrian geologist and an expert on the geography of the Alps. He is responsible for hypothesising t...

7/19/2021 7/19/2021

Nicolas Desmarest (1725 - 1815)

Nicolas Desmarest (16 September 1725 – 20 September 1815) was a French geologist and contributor to the Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, in particular, the...

7/19/2021 7/19/2021

Henry Carvill Lewis (1853 - 1888)

Henry Carvill Lewis (November 16, 1853 – July 21, 1888) was an American geologist and mineralogist. Career Lewis was born in Philadelphia and educated at the University of Pennsylvania. He receiv...

7/16/2021 7/16/2021

Michael Tuomey (1805 - 1857)

Michael Tuomey (1805-1857) was Alabama's first state geologist, and his appointment to the position led to the creation of the Geological Survey of Alabama. Tuomey's scientific description of the s...

9/26/2014 7/9/2021

Charles T. Mohr (1824 - 1901)

Charles T. Mohr (1824-1901) was a chemist, pharmacist, pharmaceutical manufacturer, botanist, and geologist. A German immigrant, Mohr established successful businesses in Alabama and provided pharmaceu...

6/25/2021 6/25/2021

Douglas Epps Jones (1930 - 2010)

Douglas Epps Jones (born May 28, 1930 in Tuscaloosa; died April 2, 2010 in Tuscaloosa) was professor of geology and longtime administrator at the University of Alabama. Jones, the son of Walter Bryan...

6/21/2021 6/21/2021

Walter B. Jones (1895 - 1977)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Walter Bryan Jones (1895-1977) was a noted Alabama geologist and archaeologi...

6/21/2021 6/21/2021

Thomas Awbrey, Indian Wars and Confederate veteran, was born in Missouri in 1835 to Thomas Nolan and Amelia Ann Awbrey. He was part of Company F of the 14th Dismounted Cavalry, also known as Johnsons M...

4/4/2021 4/4/2021

Frank E. Burton (1928 - 2021)

"Frank"

Frank Edward Burton was born to Geren and Mildred (Brown) Burton on August 13, 1928 in Des Moines, IA. He entered Heaven on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home from Covid-19. Servi...

2/6/2021 2/24/2021

Sir Douglas Mawson (1882-1958), geologist and explorer, was born on 5 May 1882 at Shipley, Yorkshire, England, second son of Robert Ellis Mawson, a cloth merchant from a farming background, and his wif...

1/16/2020 1/27/2021

James Franck (26 August 1882 – 21 May 1964) was a German Jewish physicist and Nobel laureate. Biography Franck was born to Jacob Franck and Rebecca Nachum Drucker. Franck completed his Ph.D. in 190...

2/22/2012 1/23/2021

James M. Safford (1822–1907) was an American geologist, chemist and university professor. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

7/3/2015 10/1/2020

Matthew Rhea (1796 - 1870)

Cartographer, geologist, and educator Matthew Rhea was born near Blountville in 1796. He attended Washington College and earned his living by surveying, teaching, and farming. In 1820 he moved to M...

6/13/2013 9/28/2020

Chemist, geologist, inventor. Moses was born in Charleston on February 7, 1846, the son of Aaron I. Moses and Judith Ottolengui. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Leipzig, Germany. Moses was m...

2/27/2013 8/9/2020

Oscar Montgomery Lieber (8 September 1830, Boston, Massachusetts - 27 June 1862 Richmond, Virginia) was a United States geologist. Biography He was a son of jurist Francis Lieber. He was educat...

8/1/2020 8/1/2020

A friend of John Muir for over 30 years and a conservationist in his own right, he died of a heart attack on the eve of the Sierra Club's first "High Trip" in Yosemite Valley in July of 1901. The S...

12/9/2009 8/1/2020

Civil War Union Army Officer. An 1855 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he served in the Army for two years before resigning in 1857. When the Civil War erupted, h...

7/28/2020 7/28/2020

Charles Palache (1869 - 1954)

Charles Palache (July 18, 1869 – December 5, 1954) was an American mineralogist and crystallographer. In his time, he was one of the most important mineralogists in the United States. Background ...

7/25/2020 7/25/2020

Grove Karl Gilbert (1843 - 1918)

Grove Karl Gilbert (May 6, 1843 – May 1, 1918), known by the abbreviated name G. K. Gilbert in academic literature, was an American geologist. Biography Gilbert was born in Rochester, New York an...

7/25/2020 7/25/2020

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (1843 - 1932)

[ ] XI Professor Benjamin Kendall Emerson eldest child of Benjamin Frothingham 10 was born at Nashua New Hampshire December 20 1843 He married April 2 1873 Mary Annette Hopkins a daughter of Erastus ...

5/3/2013 7/25/2020

Albert Eugene Clements (1922 - 1967)

Albert Clements was born in Dunbar, Pennsylvania and served in the Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater, including the Battle of Guadalcanal. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. After marr...

6/15/2020 6/15/2020

Banner Isom Miller (1917 - 1976)

Banner Isom Miller, meteorologist, geophysicist, and an authority on tropical storms, was born in Lansing, Ashe County, in the northwestern corner of North Carolina. He was graduated from high school...

5/26/2020 5/26/2020

Joseph Austin Holmes (1859 - 1915)

Joseph Austin Holmes, geologist, mining engineer, and conservationist, was born in Laurens, S.C., of English and Scotch-Irish ancestry, a descendant of William Holmes (1592–1678) of Marshfield, Plymo...

4/29/2020 4/29/2020

Hunter Lee Harris (1866 - 1893)

Hunter Lee Harris, geologist and poet, was born at Sassafras Fork (Stem) in Granville County, son of Adam Clarke and Martha Hunter Harris and the youngest of six. He had two sisters and three brother...

4/19/2020 4/19/2020

Jasper Leonidas Stuckey (1891 - 1979)

Jasper Leonidas Stuckey, geologist, college professor, and state administrator, was born on a small farm in eastern Johnston County. The oldest of seven children, he was the son of John Haywood, a fa...

3/17/2020 3/17/2020

Conaro Drayton Smith (1813 - 1894)

Conaro Drayton Smith, clergyman, geologist, and author, was born in Buncombe County, the son of Samuel and Mary Jarrett Smith. The family moved in 1820 to land the elder Smith bought that year when s...

3/8/2020 3/8/2020

Henry Elliott Colton (1836 - 1892)

GEDCOM Note ===research by Sue N. Farrand in possession of L. Jackson;=== GEDCOM Note ====== GEDCOM Source ===1870 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 1,7163::0 === ...

9/7/2019 1/28/2020

Collier Cobb (1862 - 1934)

Collier Cobb, college teacher and geologist, was born near Goldsboro at Mt. Ashburn plantation in Wayne County. His parents were Needham Bryan and Martha Louisa Cobb. Joseph Cobb, his first paternal ...

1/27/2020 1/27/2020

Elisha Mitchell (1793 - 1857)

Elisha Mitchell, educator, geologist, Presbyterian minister, and explorer, was born in Washington, Conn., the oldest son of Abner, a farmer, and Phoebe Eliot Mitchell. Abner was a descendant of Matth...

9/1/2012 1/24/2020

William Frederick Prouty (1879 - 1949)

William Frederick Prouty, geologist, university teacher, and administrator, was born on a farm near Putney, Vt., the third living child of Charles Eaton and Corintha Walker Prouty, both of English de...

1/18/2020 1/18/2020

Joseph Hyde Pratt (1870 - 1942)

Joseph Hyde Pratt, geologist, conservationist, and state and local civic leader, was born in Hartford, Conn., the son of James Church and Jennie Abby Peck Pratt of the Peck and Hyde families of Norwi...

1/17/2020 1/17/2020

Joseph Ezekiel Pogue, Jr., geologist, petroleum engineer, and economist, was born in Raleigh, the son of Joseph Ezekiel and Henrietta Kramer Pogue. After preparatory education in Raleigh, he entered ...

1/14/2020 1/14/2020

Mary Anning MP (1799 - 1847)

Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was a British fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist who became known around the world for a number of important finds she made in the Jurassic marine f...

11/30/2019 11/30/2019

William Otis Crosby (1850 - 1925)

William Otis Crosby (January 14, 1850, Decatur , Byrd Township, Brown County, Ohio - 31 December 1925, Boston) - American geologist and engineer, Professor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technolog...

11/22/2019 11/22/2019

Washington Caruthers Kerr, geologist, was born in eastern Guilford County in the Alamance Creek–Alamance Church region. His Scotch-Irish parents were William M. Kerr, a small farmer, and Euphence B. ...

9/4/2019 9/4/2019

Lucius Seymour Storrs (1869 - 1945)

Lucius Seymour Storrs (January 4, 1869–July 4, 1945) was a geologist, financier, and notable railway official. He was president of the Connecticut Company, the American Electric Railway Association, ...

6/7/2013 5/27/2019

Dr. Barnum Brown MP (1872 - 1963)

"Mr. Bone", "Father of the Dinosaurs"

American Paleontologist. Born: February 12, 1873. Died: February 5, 1963 Barnum Brown was born February 12, 1873 in Carbondale, Osage County, to William and Clarissa (Silver) Brown. Brown’s love ...

2/14/2019 2/14/2019

Jack Donald Schallock (1928 - 2010)

"Jax"

Passed away Jan. 23, 9010. Laid to rest at Veteran's Cemetary in Holly, MI.

7/18/2009 11/25/2018

Jack Chrismon (1925 - 2014)

Jack Chrismon served in the Navy in World War II. He graduated from the University of Texas and worked for many years as a geologist for Sun Oil Company.

7/4/2009 10/24/2018

William Smith Yeates (1856 - 1908)

William Smith Yeates, first state geologist of Georgia, was born at Murfreesboro, the son of Jesse Jackson, a prominent attorney and U.S. congressman, and Virginia Scott Yeates. He attended the pri...

8/8/2018 8/8/2018

Frank Lewis Nason (1856 - 1928)

Frank Lewis Nason (May 12, 1856 – September 12, 1928) was an American mining engineer, teacher, and writer. He was born to Lewis Clark Nason and Maria Julia (Stickles) in New London, Wisconsin and ...

2/7/2017 7/23/2018

Herbert Lapworth (deceased)

"[Charles Lapworth's] son Arthur Lapworth became a renowned chemist and his son Herbert a civil engineer, engineering geologist, stratigrapher and palaeontologist ." ( Wikipedia )

7/18/2018 7/18/2018

Dr. Charles Lapworth MP (1842 - 1920)

Prof Charles Lapworth FRS LLD FGS (20 September 1842 – 13 March 1920) was an English geologist who pioneered faunal analysis using index fossils and identified the Ordovician period. Charles Lapwor...

7/17/2018 7/18/2018

Dallas Raines MP

Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dallas Raines (born 1954) is an American award-winning chief meteorologist at KABC-TV in Los Angeles and was also certified by the American Meteorological Society (AM...

7/14/2017 7/14/2018

Isaac Cline (1861 - 1955)

Isaac Monroe Cline (October 13, 1861 – August 3, 1955) was the chief meteorologist at the Galveston, Texas office of the U.S. Weather Bureau, now known as the National Weather Service, from 1889 to 1...

6/24/2018 6/24/2018

General Richard John Nelson (1803 - 1877)

"Uncle Dick", "Major General Nelson"

From: NELSON, RICHARD JOHN (1803–1877), major-general royal engineers and geologist, son of General Richard Nelson, was born at Crabtree, near Plymouth, on 3 May 1803. Educated at a private school at...

2/14/2009 5/28/2018

Theron Rhodes Wasson was a leading American petroleum geologist and engineer, who pioneered the use of geophysical surveys to find oil and gas. Wasson was born on his parents’ farm near Springville...

8/28/2012 5/12/2018

John Hawkins, Esq. MP (1761 - 1841)

Biography: Wikipedia contributors, ' John Hawkins (geologist) ', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia Hawkins (6 May 1761 – 4 July 1841) was an English geologist, traveller and writer. Life He was the ...

4/11/2017 4/4/2018

Arthur Gray Leonard (1865 - 1932)

Arthur Gray Leonard (March 15, 1865 – 17 December 1932) was an American researcher, geologist and educator. The first State Geologist of North Dakota, he was also a professor of geology at the Univ...

1/30/2018 1/30/2018
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Paul N. Cyr (1878 - 1946)

Paul Narcisse Cyr (September 9, 1878 – August 24, 1946) was the elected lieutenant governor in the Huey Pierce Long, Jr., gubernatorial administration who quarreled with the self-designated "Kingfish...

12/30/2017 12/30/2017

Dr. Eugene Allen Smith (1841 - 1927)

Eugene Allen Smith (October 27, 1841 – September 7, 1927) was an American geologist. He was born in the (now former) town of Washington, Alabama in 1841, the son of Samuel Parrish Smith and his...

2/10/2009 11/25/2017

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: '... James Edward Talmage (September 21, 1862 – July 27, 1933) born in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church ...

7/31/2008 11/16/2017

Norman Dolloff MP (1907 - 1984)

2/22/2017 10/19/2017

Raphael Pumpelly MP (1837 - 1923)

Raphael Pumpelly (September 8, 1837 – August 10, 1923) was an American geologist and explorer. Early life and ancestors He was born on September 8, 1837 in Oswego, New York, into a family with de...

10/28/2011 9/24/2017

Samuel Wendell Williston (July 10, 1851 – August 30, 1918) was an American educator and paleontologist who was the first to propose that birds developed flight cursorially (by running), rather than a...

6/26/2017 6/26/2017

Benjamin Franklin Mudge (1817 - 1879)

Benjamin Franklin Mudge (August 11, 1817 – November 21, 1879) was an American lawyer, geologist and teacher. Briefly the mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts, he later moved to Kansas where he was appointed ...

10/25/2013 6/26/2017

William Parker Foulke (1816 - 1865)

William Parker Foulke (1816-1865) discovered the first full dinosaur skeleton in North America (Hadrosaurus foulkii, which means "Foulke's big lizard") in Haddonfield, New Jersey in 1858. A descend...

11/25/2007 6/26/2017

Dr. Ferdinand Hayden (1829 - 1877)

Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (September 7, 1829 – December 22, 1887) was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century. He was...

3/23/2012 6/24/2017

Peter Lesley, Jr. MP (1819 - 1903)

"J. Peter Lesley", "J.P. Lesley", "Leslie", "Junior Peter Lesley"

(Note: Often misnamed Joseph Peter Lesley, or John Peter Lesley. -- Jessica German) Peter Lesley J. Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 – 1 June 1903) was an American geologist. Biography He was ...

10/7/2009 6/24/2017

William More Gabb (1839 - 1878)

William More Gabb (January 16, 1839 – May 30, 1878) was an American paleontologist. Gabb was born and educated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the leading center of American science at the time. He ...

6/23/2017 6/23/2017

Sir Richard Owen KCB FRS was an English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist. Despite being a controversial figure, Owen is generally considered to have been an outstanding naturalist wi...

2/4/2017 6/23/2017

Mary Horner Lyell (1808 - 1873)

Mary Horner Lyell (9 October 1808 – 24 April 1873) was a conchologist and geologist. She was married to the notable British geologist Charles Lyell, and assisted him in his scientific work. She never...

12/2/2008 6/21/2017

Othniel Charles Marsh MP (1831 - 1899)

Othniel Charles Marsh (October 29, 1831 – March 18, 1899) was an American paleontologist. Marsh was one of the preeminent scientists in the field; the discovery or description of dozens of new specie...

4/7/2015 6/20/2017

Edward Drinker Cope (1840 - 1897)

Edward Drinker Cope (July 28, 1840 – April 12, 1897) was an American paleontologist and comparative anatomist, as well as a noted herpetologist and ichthyologist. He was a founder of the Neo-Lamarc...

2/1/2009 6/20/2017

Marie Tharp (1920 - 2006)

Marie Tharp (July 30, 1920 – August 23, 2006) was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific map of the entire ocean floo...

4/29/2017 6/19/2017

The Reverend John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861) was an English botanist and geologist who had several claims to fame. He advised Audubon about booksellers when the latter was selling 'Birds of America'. ...

3/17/2009 5/19/2017

Alphonse Milne-Edwards MP (1835 - 1900)

Sir Alphonse Milne-Edwards (1835-1900) - noted palaeontologist who wrote 'Histoire Naturelle de l'Oiseaux' as well as a book on the natural history of Madagascar. He was the first person to recognise t...

11/6/2008 5/19/2017

Selden Spencer Nye (1902 - 1998)

"Bill"

He is a fellow, Geological Society of America, and American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science. He is a member of the following: American Assoc. of Petroleum Geologists, American Inst. of Mining, Me...

11/12/2011 3/26/2017

William Herbert Hobbs (1864 - 1953)

William Herbert Hobbs, Ph.D. (Worcester, Mass., July 2, 1864 – Ann Arbor, MI, January 1, 1953) was an American geologist. Background and education William Herbert Hobbs, geologist and leader of fou...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Henry James Anderson (1799 - 1875)

Henry James Anderson (February 6, 1799 – October 19, 1875) was an American scientist and educator. He was born in New York City, and graduated from Columbia College in 1818 he subsequently studied me...

8/30/2016 8/30/2016

Edward Dwight Daniels (1828–1916) was a geologist, abolitionist, and Civil War soldier. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he moved to Wisconsin at age 21 to pursue a career as a geologist and academic...

7/14/2016 7/14/2016

Charles Wood Irish (1834 - 1904)

Charles Wood Irish was born in New York City on February 11, 1834, the son of Frederick Macy Irish and Elizabeth Ann Robinson. He was raised and educated in Iowa. In 1855, he married Susannah Abigail Y...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Sir Charles James Fox Bunbury, 8th Baronet, FRS (4 Feb 1809 – 18 Jun 1886) was an English naturalist. He was born in Messina, the eldest son of Sir Henry Bunbury, 7th Baronet and Louisa Amelia Fox ...

12/2/2008 6/24/2016

Prof. Joseph Leidy, MD (1823 - 1891)

He was an American paleontologist and a professor of anatomy at the Univ. of Penn. as well as a doctor.

2/15/2013 6/22/2016

Hugh Miller (1802 - 1856)

Hugh Miller (10 October 1802 – 23/24 December 1856) was a self-taught Scottish geologist and writer, folklorist and an evangelical Christian. Born in Cromarty, he was educated in a parish school wh...

6/22/2016 6/22/2016

Athanasius Kircher (1602 - 1680)

Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (sometimes erroneously spelled Kirchner; Latin: Athanasius Kircherus, 1602–1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar and polymath who published around 40 major works, mo...

6/18/2016 6/19/2016

Samuel Fowler, U.S. Congress MP (1779 - 1844)

Samuel Fowler was a doctor, state legislator, and member of the United States House of Representatives from northwestern New Jersey. As the owner of zinc and iron mines and an iron works at Franklin, N...

3/12/2015 6/8/2016

Benjamin Wailes was the state's leading natural scientist. He wrote several works on the region's history and natural phenomena, including the landmark study Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mi...

5/29/2016 5/29/2016

Prof. Zonia Baber (1862 - 1955)

"Zonia"

Zonia Baber, associate professor, and head of the Geography and Geology department, University of Chicago. Mary Arizona ‘Zonia’ Baber (1862-1955) is recognized as a pioneer in geography education...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Childs Frick (1883 - 1965)

Childs Frick (1883–1965) was an American vertebrate paleontologist. He was a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and a major benefactor of its Department of Paleontology, which in 1916 ...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Newton Horace Winchell (1839 - 1914)

Newton Horace Winchell (1839–1914) was an American geologist responsible for the six-volume The Geology of Minnesota: Final Report of the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota, which is ...

5/6/2016 5/6/2016

Samuel Stehman Haldeman MP (1812 - 1880)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Mar 13 2016, 19:36:11 UTC Inscription of Samuel S. Haldeman Marker: The internationally known scientist and philologist was born one-quarter mile south, ...

3/13/2016 3/13/2016

1820 British Settler William Guybon Atherstone 5, together with his parents and 3 siblings, were members of Damant's Party of 57 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean . Party originated from Norfolk. ...

6/18/2013 3/11/2016

Sidney Paige (1880 - 1968)

Worked as a geologist with his brother-in-law Alfred H. Brooks. From the Springfield Union of Monday, February 5, 1968: Sidney Paige Dies; Geology Professor Ashfield - died aged 87, at his ...

2/17/2016 2/17/2016

Maj. Thomas Benton Brooks (USA) MP (1836 - 1900)

"Benton Brooks"

From Appleton's Cyclopedia , 1887-1889: BROOKS, Thomas Benton, engineer, born in Monroe, Orange County, New York, 15 June, 1836. He was graduated at the engineering department of Union in 1858. Dur...

2/17/2016 2/17/2016

Indian Agent. Explorer. Author. He was involved with the Native Americans of the Midwest for over thirty years. While working with the Chippewa, he was the first to discover and report the true sourc...

9/18/2007 2/9/2016

David Starr Jordan, Ph.D., LL.D. (January 19, 1851 – September 19, 1931) was a leading eugenicist, ichthyologist, educator and peace activist. He was president of Indiana University and Stanford Univ...

8/28/2008 2/8/2016

2/7/2016 2/7/2016

James Hall (1811 - 1898)

James Hall (September 12, 1811 – August 7, 1898) was an American geologist and paleontologist. He was a noted authority on stratigraphy and had an influential role in the development of paleontology ...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Alpheus Hyatt, II MP (1838 - 1902)

Alpheus Hyatt April 5, 1838-January 15, 1902 was an American zoologist and palaeontologist. Parents: Alpheus Hyatt and Harriet King 1814-1901 Wife Audella Beebe 1840-1932 Children: Harriet 18...

4/16/2008 12/24/2015

Samuel Hubbard Scudder MP (1837 - 1911)

Samuel Hubbard Scudder was an American entomologist and palaeontologist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Scudder may be most widely known for his essay on the importance of first-hand, careful observati...

3/2/2009 12/24/2015

Henry Shaler Williams (1847 - 1918)

Henry Shaler Williams (March 6, 1847-July 31, 1918) was an American geologist. He was the son of State Senator Josiah B. Williams (1810–1883). He graduated from Yale College and studied with Louis ...

4/17/2014 12/23/2015

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (February 20, 1841, Newport, Kentucky – April 10, 1906, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American paleontologist and geologist who wrote extensively on the theological and ...

12/23/2015 12/23/2015

William Charles Redfield (1789 - 1857)

William Charles Redfield (March 26, 1789 – February 12, 1857) was the first President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1843). At a meeting of the American Association for...

2/18/2009 12/23/2015

Amos Eaton (1776 - 1842)

Amos Eaton (17 May 1776 – 10 May 1842) was an American botanist, geologist, and educator who is considered the founder of the modern scientific prospectus in education, which was a radical departur...

10/18/2008 12/15/2015

James Dwight Dana MP (1813 - 1895)

James Dwight Dana (1813–1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist. He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure o...

4/4/2012 12/15/2015