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Edward Hann Watson

Edward Hann Watson, American educator, geologist. Fellow Geological Society American, Mineral. Society American; member American Institute Mechanical Engineering, Geological Society Philadelphia (president 1939, 64-66). Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

  • Watson, Edward Hann was born on July 31, 1902 in Baltimore. Son of Edward Louis and Edith (Hann) Watson.

  • Education

    • Student Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1921. Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929.

    Career

    • Instructor Johns Hopkins, 1928-1930. Assistant professor Bryn Mawr College, 1930-1939, professor, 1940-1971, department chairman geology, 1930-1971, research associate, 1971-1974. Lecturer La Salle College, 1971.

      Geologist United States Geological Survey, Montana, 1927, Maryland. Geological Survey, 1928-1930, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 1935-1975, University of Michigan Expedition to Mexico, 1930, Atlantic Refining Company, Montana, 1944-1945, Brazilian government Goias, 1954. Leader National Science Foundation conference geology Appalachians, 1960-1967.

      Consultant cement rock, metallurgical limestone, water supply.

    Works

    • Author technical papers.

    Membership

    Fellow Geological Society American, Mineral. Society American; member American Institute Mechanical Engineering, Geological Society Philadelphia (president 1939, 64-66). Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Gamma Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Isabella McDowell Hannan, March 25, 1944. Children: Martha, Edward, Susannah.
    • father: Edward Louis Watson
    • mother: Edith (Hann) Watson
    • spouse: Isabella McDowell Hannan
    • children: Martha Watson
    • Edward Watson
    • Susannah Watson
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    Born July 31, 1902
    Died February 21, 1975
    (aged 72)
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