Leo George Hertlein

Leo George Hertlein

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Leo George Hertlein (1898 - 1972) was an American paleontologist and malacologist who studied the Recent and fossil mollusks of the eastern Pacific Ocean. Hertlein was born on a farm in Pratt County, Kansas. After graduating high school in Wichita, Kansas, he moved to the West Coast and entered the University of Oregon as a geology major. After graduating with a B.A., Hertlein enrolled as a graduate student at Stanford University. He received his doctorate in 1929. His dissertation was on the Pliocene fossils of the San Diego, California area. In 1929, Hertlein was appointed assistant curator of the Department of Paleontology at the California Academy of Sciences. He rose to become the curator of Invertebrate Paleontology and elected a Fellow.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135690191
  • 9786135690194