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Erwin Charles Stumm

Erwin Charles Stumm, educator, museum curator. Fellow Geological Society American, Ohio Academy Science; member Paleontological Society (president 1966-1967), American Association Petroleum Geeologists, Michigan Academy Arts, Science and Letters, Michigan Geological Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Stumm, Erwin Charles was born on September 15, 1908 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of Ernest C. and Augusta (Eschle) Stumm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1932, A.M., 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Princeton, 1936.

    Career

    • Science aide United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1926-1930, United States Geological Survey, 1930-1934. Instructor geology Oberlin College, 1937-1945, assistant professor, 1945-1947. Assistant professor geology University of Michigan, also associate curator Museum Paleontology, 1947-1952, associate professor, 1952-1957, curator, 1952-1969, professor, 1957-1969.

      Consultant geologist.

    Works

    • Editor and co-editor Journal Paleontology, 1957-1964. Contributor articles professor journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Geological Society American, Ohio Academy Science. Member Paleontological Society (president 1966-1967), American Association Petroleum Geeologists, Michigan Academy Arts, Science and Letters, Michigan Geological Society, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Coon, August 29, 1936. Children: Virginia, Diana, Ernest.
    • father: Ernest C. Stumm
    • mother: Augusta (Eschle) Stumm
    • spouse: Elizabeth Coon
    • children: Virginia Stumm
    • Diana Stumm
    • Ernest Stumm
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    Born September 15, 1908
    Died April 24, 1969
    (aged 60)
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