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John Gray Douglas

John Gray Douglas, American geologist, educator. Fellow Geological Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Mississippi Geological Society, American Association Engineering Education, Scabbard and Blade, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

Background

  • Douglas, John Gray was born on August 1, 1900 in Baltimore. Son of Eugene and Ethel (Gray) Douglas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Johns Hopkins, 1921, Doctor of Philosophy. in Geology and Paleontology, 1928.

    Career

    • Geologist, Venezuela Gulf Oil Corporation, 1924-1925, 26-27. Paleontologist Lago Petroleum Corporation, Venezuela, 1928-1931. Associate professor geology U. North Carolina 1931-1934.

      Petroleum geologist Mene Grande Oil Corporation, Venezuela, 1934-1955, district geologist in charge Western Venezuela, 1939-1955. Associate professor geology U. Mississippi, 1955-1956, professor, 1956-1970, professor emeritus, 1970-1974, department chairman geology, 1956-1965.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow Geological Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Mississippi Geological Society, American Association Engineering Education, Scabbard and Blade, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Violet Anath Marshall, May 28, 1936.
    • father: Eugene Douglas
    • mother: Ethel (Gray) Douglas
    • spouse: Violet Anath Marshall
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    Born August 1, 1900
    Died November 30, 1974
    (aged 74)
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