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William Parker Headden
(1850-1932)

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1891)

 

 

William Parker Headden
1850-1932

President 1891.  Honorary member 1907

  • Soil scientist, chemist

  • Prof. of Chemistry at Colorado Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, Fort Collins, Colorado; Prof of Chemistry and Physics, Denver Univ.; Prof. of Chemistry, School of Mines, Rapid City, South Dakota; Prof. of Chemistry, Maryland Agricultural College

  • Chief Chemist of the Colorado Experiment Station

  • A. B. and A. M., Dickinson; Ph.D., Giessen

  • Authority on rare earth elements

  • Author of chapters in textbooks and many articles about minerals, ore deposits, coal, and water in Colorado, South Dakota and Missouri

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