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William Donald Wilkinson

educator , geologist

William Donald Wilkinson, American educator, geologist. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society American; member American Institute Metallurgical and Mining Engineers, American Institute Professional Geologists (charter, 1st president Oregon chapter), Oregon Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.; Mason.

Background

Wilkinson, William Donald was born on September 23, 1901 in Minot, North Dakota, United States. Son of William A. and Ella (Walker) Wilkinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Oregon, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy degree 1932. Student of University California at Berkeley, 1923-1924.

Career

1 daughter, Janet Lee (Mistress James R. Snook). Instructor, U. Oregon, 1929-1931. Member of faculty Oregon State University, 1931-1969, professor geology, 1945-1969, department chairman, 1960-1969.

Works

  • Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society American. Member American Institute Metallurgical and Mining Engineers, American Institute Professional Geologists (charter, 1st president Oregon chapter), Oregon Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Marguerite F. Hill, January 16, 1926.

father:
William A. Wilkinson

mother:
Ella (Walker) Wilkinson

spouse:
Marguerite F. Hill