Harold Ernest Vokes

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Earth Science

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-27-1908

Died: 09-16-1998

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

VOKES, HAROLD ERNEST:  Appointed for a study, in cooperation with the American University at Beirut, of the stratigraphy and invertebrate paleontology of the Lebanon Mountains; tenure, six months from April 27, 1940.

Born June 27, 1908, in Canada.  Education:  Occidental College, A.B., 1931, University of California, Ph.D., 1935; Yale University, 1935–36.

Assistant Geologist, 1937, Illinois State Geological Survey; Assistant in Geology and Invertebrate Paleontology, 1937, Assistant Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology, 1938—, American Museum of Natural History.

Publications:  Articles in University of California Bulletin, Journal of Paleontology, Nautilus, Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Quarterly Journal of the Geological, Mining and Metallurgical Society of India, American Museum Novitates, Nature League Bulletin, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Natural History.