Charles H. Behre Jr.

Charles H. Behre Jr.

Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Earth Science

Competition: US & Canada

Northwestern University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

BEHRE, CHARLES HENRY, JR.:  Appointed for a comparative study of certain lead-zinc ore deposits of Europe, together with a mineralogic and polished section study of the ores, with a view to forming generalizations about the nature and structural control of ore deposition, in comparison with the lead-zinc ores in limestones in the Mississippi Valley; tenure, eight months from August 15, 1937.

Born March 16, 1896, at Atlanta, Georgia. Education:  Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, 1914–15; University of Wisconsin, 1915–16; University of Chicago, B.S., 1918, Ph.D., 1925.

Instructor of Geology, 1922–24, Lehigh University; Assistant Professor of Geology, 1924–30, University of Cincinnati; Associate Professor of Geology, 1930–35, Professor, 1935—, Chairman of the Department, 1933—, Northwestern University. Junior Geologist, 1921–23, Assistant Geologist, 1923—, United States Geological Survey; Cooperating Geologist, 1922—, Pennsylvania Geologic Survey.

Publications:  Articles in American Journal of Science, Journal of Geology, Geological Society of America Bulletin, Publications of the University of Cincinnati, Science, Engineering and Mining Journal, Pennsylvania Geological Survey Bulletin, Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Ohio Journal of Science, Colorado Science Society Proceedings, United States Geological Survey Bulletins, American Society for Testing Materials, Economic Geology, International Geological Congress Guidebook, Illinois State Academy of Science Transactions, Geological Society of America Proceedings, Kansas Geological Society Guidebook. Contributor to Mineral Industry, 1924–36.

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