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Company executive

Gene Denton Belk, American company executive. Recipient Wilks award Southwestern Association of Naturalists, 1968, R.M. Harris award Arizona-Nevada Academy of Sciences, 1977.


Belk, Gene Denton was born on December 27, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Eugene Franklin and Frances Powel (Denton) Belk.


Bachelor of Science in Education, University Texas, 1966. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, Arizona State University, 1974.


Teacher biology Johnston High School, Austin, Texas, 1969. Teacher science biology Guam Public School System, Agana, 1970-1971. Visiting assistant professor zoology Arizona State University, Tempe, 1974-1975.

President, chief executive officer Brackenridge Stables, Inc., San Antonio, from 1975. Adjunct professor Our Lady of the Lake University, from 1978. Specialist group chairman inland waters crustacea Species Survival Commission, International Union for Conservation of Nature.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: International Symposium on Euphyllopod Crustacea, 1991, 95. Contributor over 50 articles to science journals.


With United States Army, 1961-1963. Member American Society Zoologists, Southwestern Association Naturalists, Texas Academy of Sciences, Arizona-Nevada Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Crustacean Society (treasurer since 1986).


  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, photography, camping, nature study.


Married Mary Schug, December 27, 1963.

Eugene Franklin Belk

Frances Powel (Denton) Belk

Mary Schug