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Edward Hann Watson

educator , geologist

Edward Hann Watson, American educator, geologist. Fellow Geological Society American, Mineral. Society American; member American Institute Mechanical Engineering, Geological Society Philadelphia (president 1939, 64-66). Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Watson, Edward Hann was born on July 31, 1902 in Baltimore. Son of Edward Louis and Edith (Hann) Watson.

Education

Student Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1921. Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929.

Career

Instructor Johns Hopkins, 1928-1930. Assistant professor Bryn Mawr College, 1930-1939, professor, 1940-1971, department chairman geology, 1930-1971, research associate, 1971-1974. Lecturer La Salle College, 1971.

Geologist United States Geological Survey, Montana, 1927, Maryland. Geological Survey, 1928-1930, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 1935-1975, University of Michigan Expedition to Mexico, 1930, Atlantic Refining Company, Montana, 1944-1945, Brazilian government Goias, 1954. Leader National Science Foundation conference geology Appalachians, 1960-1967.

Consultant cement rock, metallurgical limestone, water supply.

Works

  • Author technical papers.

Membership

Fellow Geological Society American, Mineral. Society American; member American Institute Mechanical Engineering, Geological Society Philadelphia (president 1939, 64-66). Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Isabella McDowell Hannan, March 25, 1944. Children: Martha, Edward, Susannah.

father:
Edward Louis Watson

mother:
Edith (Hann) Watson

spouse:
Isabella McDowell Hannan

children:
Martha Watson

Edward Watson

Susannah Watson