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Carl Leland Horberg

Carl Leland Horberg, American educator. Member Chicago Academy Science (science advisor), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society American, American Geophysical Union, Illinois Academy Science.

Background

  • Horberg, Carl Leland was born on May 7, 1910 in Cambridge, Illinois, United States. Son of John August and Laura Amelia (Larson) Horberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1938.

    Career

    • Assistant professor geology Augustana College, 1935-1937. Instructor and associate in geology University of Illinois, 1938-1942. Assistant and associate geologist Illinois Geological Survey, 1942-1946, geological consultant, 19 -—.

      Assistant professor University of Chicago, 1946-1948, associate professor, since 1948. Editor Journal of Geology, since 1953.

    Works

    • Author articles in geological journals.

    Membership

    Member Chicago Academy Science (science advisor), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society American, American Geophysical Union, Illinois Academy Science.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Louise Bryan, May 30, 1942. Children: Anders Lee, Bryan John.
    • father: John August Horberg
    • mother: Laura Amelia (Larson) Horberg
    • spouse: Virginia Louise Bryan
    • children: Anders Lee Horberg
    • Bryan John Horberg
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    Died August 18, 1955
    (aged 45)
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