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David Thomas Thorndill

David Thomas Thorndill, American biology educator. Achievements include reexamination and correction of the ancient flat earth-round earth controversy including gravity vectors on flat surfaces. Development grantee Essex Community College, 1978, 80, 82, 85, 86, Environmental grantee Essex Community College, 1988, 89, 90, 91, Equipment grantee Essex Foundation, 1989, 90. Member American Ornithological Union, American Geophysical Union.

Background

  • Thorndill, David Thomas was born on September 28, 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Thomas Hurley Thorndill and Doris E. (Rich) Ziny.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oakland University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1973.

    Career

    • Professor Essex Community College, Baltimore, since 1971, biology chairman, 1982-1985, 89-93. Lecturer Maryland Ornithological Society, Baltimore, since 1976. Bird bander United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Laurel, Maryland, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include reexamination and correction of the ancient flat earth-round earth controversy including gravity vectors on flat surfaces.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Magill's Survey of Science, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Ornithological Union, American Geophysical Union.

    Connections

    • Married Gillann B. Gilbertson, August 13, 1966 (divorced 1987). Children: Christy, Giles. Married Elizabeth E. Reeder, January 4, 1988.
    • father: Thomas Hurley Thorndill Ziny
    • mother: Doris E. (Rich) Ziny
    • spouses: Gillann B. Gilbertson
    • Elizabeth E. Reeder
    • children: Christy Thorndill
    • Giles Thorndill
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    Born September 28, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Oakland University
    • 1973
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1971
      Professor, Essex Community College
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States