Woodring, W. P. (Wendell Phillips), 1891-1983

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Biographical History

Wendell Phillips Woodring was a paleontologist who worked for the U.S. Geological Survey for nearly forty-five years, and studied Tertiary marine mollusks. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, June 13, 1891. Woodring graduated from Albright College (1910), and attended Johns Hopkins University, earning his Ph.D. (1916). He worked closely with the National Museum of Natural History, retiring as a research associate, at the age of 88.


Moore, Ellen J. (1992). Wendell Phillips Woodring, 1891-1983. National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved from http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/woodring-wendell.pdf

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