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J. Fred Smith, Jr.
(1911 - 1982 )

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1958)

 

J. Fred Smith, Jr.
1911-1982

President 1958

  • Geologist

  • Educated at Southern Methodist University and Harvard University

  • Geology assistant, Geology Department, Southern Methodist University.  Teacher, Texas A & M. U.S. Geological Survey, 1942-1980

  • Worked on structural relations between a stable platform and a mobile belt, Trans-Pecos region of West Texas; mineral potential of various districts in California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah; uranium deposits on the Colorado Plateau; glacial deposits in Montana; general geology of northeastern Nevada

  • Fellow, Geological Society of America; Member, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, Geological Society of Washington, American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • Avid fisherman

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