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Erwin Charles Stumm

educator , museum curator

Erwin Charles Stumm, educator, museum curator. Fellow Geological Society American, Ohio Academy Science; member Paleontological Society (president 1966-1967), American Association Petroleum Geeologists, Michigan Academy Arts, Science and Letters, Michigan Geological Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Stumm, Erwin Charles was born on September 15, 1908 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of Ernest C. and Augusta (Eschle) Stumm.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1932, A.M., 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Princeton, 1936.

Career

Science aide United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1926-1930, United States Geological Survey, 1930-1934. Instructor geology Oberlin College, 1937-1945, assistant professor, 1945-1947. Assistant professor geology University of Michigan, also associate curator Museum Paleontology, 1947-1952, associate professor, 1952-1957, curator, 1952-1969, professor, 1957-1969.

Consultant geologist.

Works

  • Editor and co-editor Journal Paleontology, 1957-1964. Contributor articles professor journals.

Membership

Fellow Geological Society American, Ohio Academy Science. Member Paleontological Society (president 1966-1967), American Association Petroleum Geeologists, Michigan Academy Arts, Science and Letters, Michigan Geological Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Coon, August 29, 1936. Children: Virginia, Diana, Ernest.

father:
Ernest C. Stumm

mother:
Augusta (Eschle) Stumm

spouse:
Elizabeth Coon

children:
Virginia Stumm

Diana Stumm

Ernest Stumm