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George Huntington Williams

George Huntington Williams, American mineralogist, petrologist, educator.

Background

  • Williams, George Huntington was born in 1856 in Utica, New York, January 28. Son of Robert Stanton and Abigail (Doolittle) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1878. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelburg (Germany), 1882.

    Career

    • Associate in mineralogy Johns Hopkins, 1883-1885, associate professor mineralogy, 1885-1889, associate professor inorganic geology, 1889-1891, professor inorganic geology, 1891-1894. Author: The Gabbros and Associated Hornblende Rocks Occurring in the Neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. (Bulletin 28 of the United States Geological Survey), 1886.

      Elements of Crystallography (textbook), 1899. The Greenstone Schist Areas of the Menominee and Marquette Regions of Michigan (most valuable publication. Bulletin 62 of the United States Geological Survey), 1890.

    Works

    • Author: The Gabbros and Associated Hornblende Rocks Occurring in the Neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. (Bulletin 28 of the United States Geological Survey), 1886. Elements of Crystallography (textbook), 1899.

      The Greenstone Schist Areas of the Menominee and Marquette Regions of Michigan (most valuable publication. Bulletin 62 of the United States Geological Survey), 1890.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Clifton Wood, September 15, 1886, 3 children.
    • father: Robert Stanton Williams
    • mother: Abigail (Doolittle) Williams
    • spouse: Mary Clifton Wood
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    Born 1856
    Died July 12, 1894
    (aged 38)
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