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Richard Wayne Fullington

Richard Wayne Fullington, museum curator.


  • Fullington, Richard Wayne was born on January 12, 1942 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Richard Clinton and Jimmie Anita (Dodson) Fullington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1967. Master of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, North Texas State University, 1979.


    • Director Dallas Museum Natural History. Consultant, appraiser personal collections for insurance claims or estate settlement estimates, Dallas, since 1971. Consultant animal, plant specimens for medical, environmental, food contamination, educational concerns.


    • Author of 93 science publications, books and articles. Manuscript reviewer Texas Journal Science, Southwest Naturalist, other malacological journals.


    Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    At communion only the believer is invited to participate in the bread and cup of Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Baptist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.


    Coordinator Texas Association Museums Annual Meeting, Dallas. Board directors North Texas Poison Control Center, Southern Methodist University Church Continuing Education. Co-investigator Dallas Water Quality Surveillance Department, 1971-1973.

    Director taxonomy, distribution and ecology of Texas Land and Freshwater Mollusca, since 1965. Surveyor mollusca Guadalupe Mountains National Park for United States Department Interior, 1971-1974, Georgia Barrier Islands, 1987, numerous other surveys and studies. With United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1965.

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Museum, American Malacological Union, Southwestern Association Naturalists, Texas Academy of Sciences, Texas Organization for Endangered Species, Council Systematic Malacologists, North Texas Conchological Society (president), Association Systematic Collections, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, Association Science and Technology Centers, East Dallas Chamber of C., Rotary.



    Water color painting.


    • Married Lisa Ann Burford, January 3, 1986.
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    Born January 12, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1967
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1969
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1979
      North Texas State University