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William A. Oliver, Jr.


Bill received a B.S. in 1948, from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. In 1950, he received a M.A., and in 1952, he received a Ph.D. from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. From 1952-1957, he was an Instructor then Assistant Professor at Brown University. Bill joined the USGS in 1957 and retired in 1993. He has been a Scientist Emeritus from 1993 to the present time and a Research Associate with the Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, since 1967. His research interests include the paleobiology and distribution in time and space of Silurian and Devonian rugose corals.

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