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Raymond Elliott Peck

Raymond Elliott Peck, Canadian educator. award University Paris, 1950-1951.

Background

  • Peck, Raymond Elliott was born on May 3, 1904 in Hamilton, Missouri. Son of Frank Sherrard and Olive (Newton) Peck.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Park College, Parkville, Missouri, 1926. A.M., U. Missouri, 1928, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932.

    Career

    • Assistant geologist Missouri Highway Commission, 1929-1930. Faculty geology U. Missouri, 1930-1971, professor, 1947-1971, professor emeritus, 1971-1984, department chairman geology, 1950-1959, associate dean graduate school, assistant to president for research, 1961-1963, dean research administration, 1963-1965, vice president research, 1965-1969. Special assistant to chancellor U. Missouri, St. Louis, 1969-1970.

      Professor geology American Shrinvenham U., England, 1945. Geologist United States Geological Survey. Geologist Shell Oil Corporation, summers 1956-1958.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to publications Co-editor Journal Paleontology, 1969-1974.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

    Religion

    The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Member Government's Science Advisory Committee, 1962-1971. Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force Training Command. 1942-1946. Fulbright award University Paris, 1950-1951.

    Fellow Geological Society American (councilor 1963-1966), Paleontological Society American. Member American Institute Professional Geologists, Society Economics Paleontologists and Mineralogists (secretary-treasurer 1958-1959), Association Missouri Geologists (president 1957), Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Vaona Olive Hedrick, October 13, 1929.
    • father: Frank Sherrard Peck
    • mother: Olive (Newton) Peck
    • spouse: Vaona Olive Hedrick
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    Born March 3, 1904
    Died November 3, 1984
    (aged 80)
    Nationality

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