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Siemon William Muller

educator

Siemon William Muller, Russian educator. Awarded Silver medal by Commercial College; citation for meritorious service with Armed Forces in Arctic; Freedom medal. Fellow Geological Society of America (council 1948-1951); member of Paleontological Society (president 1963-1964), Geological Society London, California Academy Sciences, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Sigma Xi.

Background

Muller, Siemon William was born on May 9, 1900 in Blagoveshchensk, Russia. Son of Wilhelm Peter and Evdokiia (D’iachkova) Muller.

Education

Candidate of commerce, Commercial College, 1917. Bachelor of Arts, University Oregon, 1927. Master of Arts, Stanford, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

Career

1 son, Eric Siemon. Instructor Stanford, 1927-1930, assistant professor, 1930-1936, associate professor, 1936-1941, professor geology, 1941-1970. Geologist United States Geological Survey, 1931-1970. Member Military Geology Unit, 1942-1943.

Consultant United States Army Air Force construction permafrost areas, Alaska, 1943-1945.

Membership

Fellow Geological Society of America (council 1948-1951). Member of Paleontological Society (president 1963-1964), Geological Society London, California Academy Sciences, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Vera Alexander Vilamovsky, June 23, 1928.

father:
Wilhelm Peter Muller

mother:
Evdokiia (D’iachkova) Muller

spouse:
Vera Alexander Vilamovsky