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Albert Herbert Koschmann
(1896 - 1962)

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1948, 1949)


Albert Herbert Koschmann

President 1948, 1949.  Honorary member 1956

  • Geologist

  • Educated University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin, Yale University

  • Associate Professor, Oklahoma Agriculture and Mechanic Arts College; Chairman of Department of Geology, New Mexico School of Mines; Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, was Rocky Mountain Supervisor for the Mineral Deposits Branch

  • Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America, Society Economic Geologists, Geological Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Geophysical Union, Geological Society of Washington, Colorado Mining Association; Sec., Rocky Mountain Section, GSA

  • Studied ore deposits at Cripple Creek and Kokomo in Colorado; Magdalena Mining District, New Mexico; and at Santo Domingo

  • Koschmann was the moving force in reviving the almost inactive Colorado Scientific Society after World War II; he received, posthumously, the Distinguished Service Medal of the Department of the Interior

  • Was an avid gardener.  Was an authority on wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

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