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Henry Ward Turner

geologist , mining engineer

Henry Ward Turner, American geologist, mining engineer. Member of the United States Geological Survey, 1882-1900.

Background

Turner, Henry Ward was born on August 22, 1857 in Silver Lake, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edwin Morgan and Martha L. (Ellis) Turner.

Education

Student Cornell Univercity, 1874-1876 and 1882. Leipzig, 1879-1880; Bachelor of Science, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1895.

Career

Member of the United States Geological Survey, 1882-1900. Private practice, since 1901. Author: The Origin of Yosemite Valley, 1900.

Several geological folios of California, papers on geology of California and other regions in annual reports geological survey and in geological and mining journals Address: Ross, Calif.

Works

  • Author: The Origin of Yosemite Valley, 1900. Several geological folios of California, papers on geology of California and other regions in annual reports geological survey and in geological and mining journals.

Membership

Member of the United States Geological Survey, 1882-1900.

Connections

Married Caroline Wadsworth, April.

father:
Edwin Morgan Turner

mother:
Martha L. (Ellis) Turner

spouse:
Caroline Wadsworth