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mineralogy educator

Deane Kingsley Smith, American Mineralogy educator. Recipient Christian Science Barrett award Denver Analytical X-Ray Conference, 1991. Fellow American Mineralogical Society (secretary 1975-1978), Geological Society American; member American Crystallographic Society (secretary 1975-1978).

Background

Smith, Deane Kingsley was born on November 8, 1930 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of Deane Kingsley and Anna Virginia (Long) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute Technology, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1956.

Career

Research assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1952-1956; chemist, Portland Cement Association Fellowship, Washington, 1956-1960; chemist, Lawrence Livermore (California) Laboratory, 1960-1968; professor mineralogy, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1968-1995; professor emeritus, Pennsylvania State University, State College, since 1995. Member, Chairman of the Board JCPDS International Center Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, since 1965.

Membership

Fellow American Mineralogical Society (secretary 1975-1978), Geological Society American. Member American Crystallographic Society (secretary 1975-1978).

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Lawrence, July 24, 1956. Children: Paula Lynn, Jeanette Diane, Kingsley Lawrence, Dana Elroy, Sharon Rene.

father:
Deane Kingsley Smith

mother:
Anna Virginia (Long) Smith

spouse:
Patricia Ann Lawrence

children:
Paula Lynn Smith

Jeanette Diane Smith

Kingsley Lawrence Smith

Dana Elroy Smith

Sharon Rene Smith