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John Gray Douglas

geologist , educator

John Gray Douglas, American geologist, educator. Fellow Geological Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Mississippi Geological Society, American Association Engineering Education, Scabbard and Blade, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

Background

Douglas, John Gray was born on August 1, 1900 in Baltimore. Son of Eugene and Ethel (Gray) Douglas.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Johns Hopkins, 1921, Doctor of Philosophy. in Geology and Paleontology, 1928.

Career

Geologist, Venezuela Gulf Oil Corporation, 1924-1925, 26-27. Paleontologist Lago Petroleum Corporation, Venezuela, 1928-1931. Associate professor geology U. North Carolina 1931-1934.

Petroleum geologist Mene Grande Oil Corporation, Venezuela, 1934-1955, district geologist in charge Western Venezuela, 1939-1955. Associate professor geology U. Mississippi, 1955-1956, professor, 1956-1970, professor emeritus, 1970-1974, department chairman geology, 1956-1965.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Geological Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Mississippi Geological Society, American Association Engineering Education, Scabbard and Blade, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

Connections

Married Violet Anath Marshall, May 28, 1936.

father:
Eugene Douglas

mother:
Ethel (Gray) Douglas

spouse:
Violet Anath Marshall