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Geology educator and researcher

Allan Frank Schneider, American Geology educator and researcher. Grantee Geological Society American, 1956, 58, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, 1971, 72,National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, 1976, University of Wisconsin -Parkside.


Schneider, Allan Frank was born on February 7, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Emory Francis and Esther Marie (Westgard) Schneider.


Bachelor of Science, Beloit (Wisconsin) College, 1948; Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1957.


Graduate assistant, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1948-1950; instructor geology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1950-1951; geologist, United States Geological Survey, Lexington, Kentucky, 1949-1950; instructor geology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1951-1954; geologist, Minnesota Geological Survey, Minneapolis, 1951-1954; from instructor to assistant professor, Washington State University, Pullman, 1954-1959; geologist, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, 1959-1970; associate professor geology, University of Wisconsin -Parkside, Kenosha, 1970-1980; professor, University of Wisconsin -Parkside, Kenosha, 1980-1993; professor emeritus, University of Wisconsin -Parkside, Kenosha, since 1993. Map and illustrations editor Indiana Geological Survey, 1961-1966. Lecturer Indiana U., Bloomington, 1969.

Geologist Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, Madison, 1976, 90, research associate, since 1995. Geological consultant Town of Paris, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, 1981-1983. District geologist Lake Michigan District, Wisconsin Department Natural Resources, Green Bay, since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Pleistocene Geology of the Randall Region, Central Minnesota,1961. Editor, author: (guidebook) Geologic Tales along Hoosier Trails, 1967, Late Quaternary History of the Lake Michigan Basin, 1990, Pleistocene Geomorphology and Stratigraphy of the Door Peninsula, Wisconsin, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer geologist The Ridges Sanctuary, Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin, since 1979, board of directors, since 1995. Member of advisory committee Racine County (Wisconsin) Coastal Management Program, 1976-1986. Board directors Newport Wilderness Society, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin, since 1997.

Fellow Geological Society American, Indiana Academy Science. Member American Quaternary Association, Wisconsin Academy Sciences, Arts and Letters, National Association Geosci. Teachers, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, stamp collecting, leading nature hikes, photography.


Married Betty-Louise Dorn, August 26, 1950. Children: David Emory, Doris Jane Schneider Rossmann, James Allan.

Emory Francis Schneider

Esther Marie (Westgard) Schneider

Betty-Louise Dorn

David Emory Schneider

Doris Jane Schneider Rossmann Schneider

James Allan Schneider