John Pojeta, Jr.

John's distinguished career as a USGS employee spanned more than 30 years, from 1963 to 1994. In addition to his research in lower Paleozoic molluscan classification, biostratigraphy, and evolution, John served as Chief, Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy, from 1989 to 1994 and as Chairman, USGS Geological Names Committee, from 1990 to 1994. John remains active in research as a USGS Emeritus Scientist and as a Research Associate in the Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, a post he has held since 1969.

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U.S. Geological Survey Emeritus
National Museum of Natural History, Rm. E-311
Washington, DC 20560-0137
Fax: 202-343-8620

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