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Merle Charles Prunty

Merle Charles Prunty, American educator. award, 1953; awards com.

Background

  • Prunty, Merle Charles was born on March 2, 1917 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Merle Charles and Emma Mae (Holliday) Prunty.

  • Education

    • Graduate assistant.

    Career

    • Research fellow, 1961-1962. Recipient citation meritorious research contributions Association American Geographers, 1963, field research award, 1953.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, several textbooks.Conservation to Ednl. Testing Service, 1964-1969. Consultant President’s Committee Equal Employment Opportunity, 1961-1964.United States nat. delegate 20th International Geography Congress, London, 1964. Co-chairman 5th National Conference Fire Ecology, Tall Timbers Foundation, 1965.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of advisory board United States Air Force Air U. Library, 1950-1956, vice chairman, 1951, chairman, 1952. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1957-1958.

    Member American Geography Society, Association American Geographers (chairman. Membership and credentials committee 1953-1954, chairman advising committee to Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps 1954, chairman honors and awards committee 1959-1960, Executive Committee 1953-1955, 67-69, nat. program committee 1958, chairman research grants committee 1962-1963, S.E. div. Member Executive Committee 1947-1969, president 1953-1955, honorary life.

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    • Married Eugenia Wyatt, June 3, 1939. Children: Mary Merle, Eugene Wyatt, Florence Holliday.
    • father: Merle Charles Prunty
    • mother: Emma Mae (Holliday) Prunty
    • spouse: Eugenia Wyatt
    • children: Mary Merle Prunty
    • Eugene Wyatt Prunty
    • Florence Holliday Prunty
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      • Author: The Central Gulf South, 1960, Festschrift: Clarence F. Jones, Northwestern University Studies in Geography, Northern 6, 1962. Editorial board: U. Georgia Press, 1969-1973, Southeastern Geographer, 1971-1980, Georgia Rev, 1974-1977, Annals, Association American Geographers, from 1980, consultant editor, Macmillan Company, from 1968, Coronet Films, 1972-1973, Encyclopedia British Ednl. Corporation, 1978
      • Contributor articles to professional journals, several textbooks. Conservation to Ednl. Testing Service, 1964-1969. Consultant President’s Committee Equal Employment Opportunity, 1961-1964. United States nat. delegate 20th International Geography Congress, London, 1964. Co-chairman 5th National Conference Fire Ecology, Tall Timbers Foundation, 1965.
      • Contributor articles to professional journals, several textbooks.Conservation to Ednl. Testing Service, 1964-1969. Consultant President’s Committee Equal Employment Opportunity, 1961-1964.United States nat. delegate 20th International Geography Congress, London, 1964. Co-chairman 5th National Conference Fire Ecology, Tall Timbers Foundation, 1965.
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