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William Stephens Twenhofel
(1918 - )

President of the Colorado Scientific Society
(1955)

 

William Stephens Twenhofel
1918-

President 1955

  • Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey

  • Recognized science administrator in research for underground nuclear explosions and disposal of radioactive wastes.  Geology of Alaska.  Mineral deposits of Juneau gold belt

  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin

  • Member, Association of Engineering Geologists, American Association for Advancement of Science; Fellow, Geological Society of America

  • Distinguished and Meritorious Service Awards, U.S. Department of Interior; U.S. Geological Survey, 1942-81; Chief, Branch of Special Projects, 1963-81

  • Active in civic affairs and Jefferson County Schools

  • Pride in refinishing antique furniture

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