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Henry Staats Sharp

educator

Henry Staats Sharp, American educator. Fellow Geological Society American; member Association American Geographers. Managing editor, Journal of Geomorphology, 1938-1942.

Background

Sharp, Henry Staats was born on March 26, 1902 in Stuyvesant Falls, New York, United States. Son of Isaac and Clara (van Alstyne) Sharp.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1924. A.M., Columbia, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929.

Career

Geology, Denison U., 1930-1932. Instructor geology Columbia, 1932-1937, assistant professor, 1937-1945, associate professor, 1945-1949, professor, 1949-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1969, Executive officer, department geology and geography Barnard College, 1941-1964. Geologist Military Geology Unit, United States Geological Survey, 1947-1949.

Membership

Fellow Geological Society American. Member Association American Geographers. Managing editor, Journal of Geomorphology, 1938-1942.

Connections

Married Gertrude Schuyler Hargrave, June 6, 1928. Children: John Van Alstyne, Schuyler, Katherine E. Assistant.

father:
Isaac Sharp

mother:
Clara (van Alstyne) Sharp

spouse:
Gertrude Schuyler Hargrave

children:
John Van Alstyne Sharp

Schuyler Sharp

Katherine E. Asst Sharp