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educator , museum curator

George Willard Robinson, museum curator, educator. Member Mineralogical Association Canada (associate editor since 1998), Society Mineral Museum Professionals, Sigma Xi.

Background

Robinson, George Willard was born on February 7, 1946 in Glens Falls, New York, United States. Son of George Willard and Gladys May (Purdy) Robinson.

Education

Bachelor in Geology, State University of New York, Potsdam, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Geological Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1979.

Career

Earth science teacher Heuvelton (New York ) Central School, 1969-1974. Laboratory instructor Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1974-1978. Mineral dealer Ogdensburg, New York, 1978-1982.

Curator Canada Museum Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, 1982-1996. Curator, professor Michigan Technology University, A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Houghton, Michigan, since 1996. Director Mineralogical Record, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, since 1984.

Works

Membership

Member Mineralogical Association Canada (associate editor since 1998), Society Mineral Museum Professionals, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mineral collecting, bird watching.

Connections

Married Susan Marguerite Smith, August 15, 1971.

father:
George Willard Robinson

mother:
Gladys May (Purdy) Robinson

spouse:
Susan Marguerite Smith