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Richard Wayne Fullington, museum curator.


Fullington, Richard Wayne was born on January 12, 1942 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Richard Clinton and Jimmie Anita (Dodson) Fullington.


Bachelor of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1967. Master of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, North Texas State University, 1979.


Director Dallas Museum Natural History. Consultant, appraiser personal collections for insurance claims or estate settlement estimates, Dallas, since 1971. Consultant animal, plant specimens for medical, environmental, food contamination, educational concerns.


  • Other Work

    • Author of 93 science publications, books and articles. Manuscript reviewer Texas Journal Science, Southwest Naturalist, other malacological journals.


People who do not trust in Christ will enter into eternal condemnation. People who trust in Christ for salvation will enter into the loving presence of God for all eternity.


All Christians, and particularly those in leadership positions, should prayerfully seek God’s mind and will and strongly to consider the potential problems of politicizing the church and the pulpit before endorsing candidates.


The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.


Coordinator Texas Association Museums Annual Meeting, Dallas. Board directors North Texas Poison Control Center, Southern Methodist University Church Continuing Education. Co-investigator Dallas Water Quality Surveillance Department, 1971-1973.

Director taxonomy, distribution and ecology of Texas Land and Freshwater Mollusca, since 1965. Surveyor mollusca Guadalupe Mountains National Park for United States Department Interior, 1971-1974, Georgia Barrier Islands, 1987, numerous other surveys and studies. With United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1965.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Museum, American Malacological Union, Southwestern Association Naturalists, Texas Academy of Sciences, Texas Organization for Endangered Species, Council Systematic Malacologists, North Texas Conchological Society (president), Association Systematic Collections, American Association Zoological Parks and Aquariums, Association Science and Technology Centers, East Dallas Chamber of C., Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Water color painting.


Married Lisa Ann Burford, January 3, 1986.

Richard Clinton Fullington

Jimmie Anita (Dodson) Fullington

Lisa Ann Burford