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George Willard Robinson

George Willard Robinson, museum curator, educator. Member Mineralogical Association Canada (associate editor since 1998), Society Mineral Museum Professionals, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Robinson, George Willard was born on February 7, 1946 in Glens Falls, New York, United States. Son of George Willard and Gladys May (Purdy) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Geology, State University of New York, Potsdam, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Geological Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1979.

    Career

    • Earth science teacher Heuvelton (New York ) Central School, 1969-1974. Laboratory instructor Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1974-1978. Mineral dealer Ogdensburg, New York, 1978-1982.

      Curator Canada Museum Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, 1982-1996. Curator, professor Michigan Technology University, A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Houghton, Michigan, since 1996. Director Mineralogical Record, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, since 1984.

    Works

    • Author: Minerals, 1994. Associate editor Mineralogical Record, since 1982, Canada Mineralogist, since 1998, Canada Gemmologist, since 1987. Abstractor Mineralogical Abstracts, since 1977.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Mineralogical Association Canada (associate editor since 1998), Society Mineral Museum Professionals, Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mineral collecting, bird watching.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Marguerite Smith, August 15, 1971.
    • father: George Willard Robinson
    • mother: Gladys May (Purdy) Robinson
    • spouse: Susan Marguerite Smith
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    Born February 7, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      State University of New York
    • 1979
      Queen's University
    • 1969 - 1974
      Earth science teacher, Heuvelton (New York ) Central School
    • 1974 - 1978
      laboratory instructor, Queen's University
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1978 - 1982
      mineral dealer Ogdensburg
      New York, United States
    • 1982 - 1996
      curator Canada Museum Nature
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States