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geology educator

Sam Boggs, American Geology educator. Registered geologist. National Science Foundation fellow, summer 1962, 63; National Science Foundation grantee United States China Cooperative Science program, 1972-1973; U. Tokyo research awardee, 1981-1982. With United States Army, 1949-1952. Fellow Geological Society American (Oregon); member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Sedimentary Geology.

Background

Boggs, Sam was born on July 26, 1928 in Kings Creek, Kentucky, United States. Son of Sam and Lucinda (Caudill) Boggs.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Geology, U. Kentucky, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Colorado, 1964.

Career

Petroleum exploration geologist, Phillips Petroleum Company, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah., 1956-1961; research geologist, Esso Production Research Company, Houston, 1964-1965; member of faculty Department Geological Sciences, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1965; professor geology, head department geology, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1974-1980. Research geologist United States Geol Survey, Oregon, intermittent summers, 1966-1981. Visiting professor geology Institute Geology, National Taiwan U., 1972-1973.

Visiting research professor Ocean Research Institute, U. Tokyo, since 1981. Scientist-in-residence Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1982. Participant in ocean drilling programLeg 127, Japan Sea, 1989.

Achievements

  • Registered geologist.

Membership

With United States Army, 1949-1952. Fellow Geological Society American (Oregon). Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Sedimentary Geology.

Connections

Married Sumiko Sasaki, November 18, 1952. Children: Barbara Sue, Steve R., Cindy L.

father:
Sam Boggs

mother:
Lucinda (Caudill) Boggs

spouse:
Sumiko Sasaki

children:
Barbara Sue Boggs

Steve R. Boggs

Cindy L. Boggs