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Richard Charles Hills
(1848-1923)

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1888, 1890)

 

 

Richard Charles Hills
1848-1923

President 1888, 1890.  Honorary member before 1905

  • Geologist

  • Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado Fuel and Iron Co., Victor American Fuel Co., Northern Coal & Coke Co., United Oil, Continental Oil, and other companies

  • Honorary curator geological and mineralogy, Colorado Museum of Natural History (Denver City Park Museum)

  • Fellow: Geological Society of America; Geological Society of London

  • Publications on geology and coal resources of Walsenburg-Trinidad area, Colorado, and other subjects

  • Organized the library (3,000 volumes) and museum (more than 700 specimens) of the Colorado Scientific Society

  • Two fossils were named for Hills

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