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William Donald Wilkinson

William Donald Wilkinson, American educator, geologist. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society American; member American Institute Metallurgical and Mining Engineers, American Institute Professional Geologists (charter, 1st president Oregon chapter), Oregon Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.; Mason.

Background

  • Wilkinson, William Donald was born on September 23, 1901 in Minot, North Dakota, United States. Son of William A. and Ella (Walker) Wilkinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Oregon, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy degree 1932. Student of University California at Berkeley, 1923-1924.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Janet Lee (Mistress James R. Snook). Instructor, U. Oregon, 1929-1931. Member of faculty Oregon State University, 1931-1969, professor geology, 1945-1969, department chairman, 1960-1969.

    Works

    • Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society American. Member American Institute Metallurgical and Mining Engineers, American Institute Professional Geologists (charter, 1st president Oregon chapter), Oregon Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Marguerite F. Hill, January 16, 1926.
    • father: William A. Wilkinson
    • mother: Ella (Walker) Wilkinson
    • spouse: Marguerite F. Hill
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    Born September 23, 1901
    Died January 3, 1969
    (aged 67)
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