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Benjamin F. Leonard, III
(1921 - )

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1956)

 

Benjamin F. Leonard, III
1921-

President 1956.  Honorary member 1976

  • Geologist

  • U.S. Geological Survey, 1943- . Geologic studies of northwestern Adirondacks and of central Idaho.  Specialized in microscopy of ore minerals.  "Benleonardite" named in his honor.

  • Educated at Hamilton College and Princeton University

  • Member, Society of Economic Geologists; Mineralogical Society of America; Mineralogical Society of Canada.  Fellow, Geological Society of America.  Elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi.

  • Music and horses are particular interests

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