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Arthur K. Miller

university professor

Arthur K. Miller, American university professor.


Miller, Arthur K. was born on September 27, 1902 in Kahoka, Missouri, United States. Son of John Henry and Margaret (Korschgen) Miller.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri, 1924, A.M., 1925. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1930.


Instructor geology University of Missouri, 1927-1929, Yale, 1929-1931. Assistant professor geology, State University of Iowa, 1931-1935, associate professor, 1935-1940, professor geology since 1940, head geology department since 1952. Visiting professor paleontology, University of California, sumer 1948.

Research associate Peabody Museum Natural History, Yale, 1930-1931, American Museum Natural History 1943-1953. Conducted geological field work in northern Mexico for Permian cephalopods, 1935, southern Mexico and Guatemala for Permian fossils, 1939, west-central shore of Hudson Bay for Ordovician cephalopods, 1945, Baffin Island for Ordovician fossils, 1947. Delaware to 19th Internat Geological Congress, Algeria, 1952.


Member Paleontological Society, Geological Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Economics Paleontologists and Mineralists (honorary. Club: Kiwanis. Official delegate 17th International Geological Congress, Soviet Russia, 1937. Corresponding; member Institute Estudios Superiores, Montevideo, American Museum Natural History.

Member Princeton University Bicentennial Conference Genetics, Paleontological and Evolution, 1947. Co-editor Journal Paleontology, 1955. Research fossil cephalopods.


Married Bertha Louise Kehr, Dec 21, 1927. Children: Leta Louise, Margaret Bertha.

John Henry Miller

Margaret (Korschgen) Miller

Bertha Louise Kehr

Leta Louise Miller

Margaret Bertha Miller