Rubey, William Walden, 1898-1974

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Biographical History

Rubey worked as a scientific liaison to the U.S. Army for the U.S. Geological Survey during World War II. Later he would serve as president of the Geological Society of America, chairman of the National Research Council for the National Academy of Sciences, and board member on the National Science Board for the National Science Foundation. Rubey was a professor of geology and geophysics at UCLA.

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Wikipedia. "William Walden Rubey". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Walden_Rubey (accessed October 20, 2011).

Related entities

University of California, Los Angeles: Rubey was a professor of geology and geophysics at UCLA.

Birth Date

1898

Death Date

1974

Topic

Geologists

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

Geologists