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Henry Edwin Mathias

Henry Edwin Mathias, American college dean, geologist. Recipient Keystone award Boys Club of America, 1953.

Background

  • Mathias, Henry Edwin was born on June 8, 1901 in Moberly, Missouri, United States. Son of John Edward and Barbara (Breusch) Mathias.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1923, A.M., 1924, graduate work, 1925.

    Career

    • 1 son, Henry Edwin. Instructor geology U. Missouri, 1924-1927, U. Missouri-Utah Agriculture College, summer 1926. Geologist Marland Oil Corporation, summer 1927, Petroleum Information, Inc., Denver, summer 1928. Consultant geologist since 1929.

      Assistant professor geology Colorado College, 1927-1931, associate professor, 1931-1946, director Lennox House (student union), 1937-1942. Acting director admission and dean of freshmen, 1942-1943, director admission and dean of freshmen, 1943-1946, laisson officer between Colorado College and Navy V-12 unit, 1943-1945, dean school arts and science, director admissions, director summer session, 1946-1950, acting dean college, 1948-1949, dean school arts and science, director admission since 1950, dean admission, director summer session 1953-1956, dean admission, director placement, 1956-1958, associate dean of college, director of placement, since 1958. Director Colorado Springs Boys Club, since 1935.

      Director local chapter, American Red Cross 1948-1950.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science jours.

    Membership

    Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, National Education Association, American Association School Adminstrs., Colorado Education Association, Colorado Life Adjustment Education Committee, Colorado Springs Colorodo of Commerce., Society Delta Epsilon (nat. secretary-treasurer, 1931-1940), Sigma Xi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Gamma Alpha. Mason.; Clubs: El Paso, Winter Night (secretary-treasurer 1944-1953, president 1953-1954), Kiwanis (president 1935), Colorado Schoolmasters.

    Connections

    • Married Lucille Florence Crews, September 3, 1927.
    • father: John Edward Mathias
    • mother: Barbara (Breusch) Mathias
    • spouse: Lucille Florence Crews
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    Died October 7, 1966
    (aged 65)
    Nationality

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