Porter Kier Begins Directorship of NMNH

 

Porter Kier Begins Directorship of NMNH

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Year: 
1973
Month: 
january
Day: 
14
Date: 
Sun, 1973-01-14
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Invertebrate paleontologist Porter M. Kier is appointed director of the National Museum of Natural History.  He succeeds Richard S. Cowan.  Kier serves as director until May 30, 1979, when assistant director James Mello is appointed acting director.