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State Geologist

George Hall Ashley, American geologist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow Geological Society of America, Pennsylvania Academy Sciences, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers; member Coal Mining Institute America, Society Economics Geological (president 1948); member Tennessee Academy, Indiana Academy Science, South Carolina. Pharmaceutical Association.

Background

ASHLEY, George Hall was born on August 9, 1866 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Roscoe Boyd and Anna E. (Hall) Ashley.

Education

Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1890, A.M., 1892. Doctor of Philosophy., Stanford University, 1894. Doctor of Science, Lehigh University, 1937.

Career

Paleontologist, Rochester, New York, 1889-1891. Assistant geologist, Geological Survey of Arkansas, 1891-1893. Teaching in California, 1894-1896.

Assistant state geologist of Indiana, 1896-1900. Professor biology and geology and curator of museum, College of Charleston, South Carolina., 1900-1903. Professor pharmacognosy, Medical College State of South Carolina., 1901-1903.

Assistant geologist, 1901-1905, geologist, 1905-1912, administrative geologist, 1912-1919, United States Geological Survey. State geologist of Pennsylvania, 1919-1946. Consulting mining geologist since 1946.

Acting professor geology, Vanderbilt University, 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of numerous geological reports and articles in literature and technical journals.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Fellow Geological Society of America, Pennsylvania Academy Sciences, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Member Coal Mining Institute America, Society Economics Geological (president 1948).

Member Tennessee Academy, Indiana Academy Science, South Carolina. Pharmaceutical Association.

  • Member of National. Scientific Socs. State and Local Assns. of Science. Clubs: Rotary, Torch, University.

Connections

Married Mary E. Martin, July 11, 1895. Children: Carlyle, Junior.

father:
Roscoe B. Ashley

mother:
Anna (Hall) Ashley

spouse:
Mary E. Martin

children:
Carlyle Ashley

Jr Ashley