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museum president , director.

Richard Eugene Fuller, museum president, director.


Fuller, Richard Eugene was born on June 1, 1897 in New York City. Son of Eugene and Margaret Elizabeth (Mactavish) Fuller.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale 1918. Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1924, Master of Science, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930. Doctor of Laws, Washington State College, 1944.


; 1 daughter, Elizabeth (Mistress E.H. Friday). Assistant professor of University Washington, 1930-1934, research appointment, associate professor, 1934-1940, research professor, from 1940. Director Barkon Tube Lighting Corporation, 1933-1935, chairman, 1935-1937, president, 1937-1939.

Director Cornucopia Gold Mines, Seattle, 1935-1936, vice president, treasurer, 1935-1938, president, 1938-1941. Director Northwestern Glass Company, 1940-1948, chairman, 1948-1968.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on geology to science journals.


Served with American Field Service, France, 1917. Fellow Geological Society American, Mineral. Society American, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Member American Geophysical Union (president volcanology section 1944-1947), American Association Museums (council 1954-1964), International Council Museums (member United States nat. committee 1958-1962), Japan Society Seattle (president 1957-1958), Agency for International Development (honorary), Association Art Museum Dirs. (president 1962-1963), American International Assurance (honorary), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi. Clubs: Rainier, University, Rotary (Seattle).


Married Mistress.

Eugene Fuller

Margaret Elizabeth (Mactavish) Fuller