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Arthur K. Miller

Arthur K. Miller, American university professor.

Background

  • Miller, Arthur K. was born on September 27, 1902 in Kahoka, Missouri, United States. Son of John Henry and Margaret (Korschgen) Miller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri, 1924, A.M., 1925. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1930.

    Career

    • Instructor geology University of Missouri, 1927-1929, Yale, 1929-1931. Assistant professor geology, State University of Iowa, 1931-1935, associate professor, 1935-1940, professor geology since 1940, head geology department since 1952. Visiting professor paleontology, University of California, sumer 1948.

      Research associate Peabody Museum Natural History, Yale, 1930-1931, American Museum Natural History 1943-1953. Conducted geological field work in northern Mexico for Permian cephalopods, 1935, southern Mexico and Guatemala for Permian fossils, 1939, west-central shore of Hudson Bay for Ordovician cephalopods, 1945, Baffin Island for Ordovician fossils, 1947. Delaware to 19th Internat Geological Congress, Algeria, 1952.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Paleontological Society, Geological Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Economics Paleontologists and Mineralists (honorary. Club: Kiwanis. Official delegate 17th International Geological Congress, Soviet Russia, 1937. Corresponding; member Institute Estudios Superiores, Montevideo, American Museum Natural History.

    Member Princeton University Bicentennial Conference Genetics, Paleontological and Evolution, 1947. Co-editor Journal Paleontology, 1955. Research fossil cephalopods.

    Connections

    • Married Bertha Louise Kehr, Dec 21, 1927. Children: Leta Louise, Margaret Bertha.
    • father: John Henry Miller
    • mother: Margaret (Korschgen) Miller
    • spouse: Bertha Louise Kehr
    • children: Leta Louise Miller
    • Margaret Bertha Miller
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    Born September 27, 1902
    Died January 31, 1963
    (aged 60)
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