Robert Folinsbee

Robert "Bob" Edward Folinsbee (April 16, 1917 – May 1, 2008) was a Canadian geologist, whose work involved geochronology, ore deposits, and meteorites. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1938 from the University of Alberta, a Master of Science degree in 1940 and a Ph.D. in 1942 from the University of Minnesota. During World War II, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot. In 1946, he joined the University of Alberta as an Assistant Professor. He became an Associate Professor in 1950 and a Full Professor in 1955. He retired in 1978 and was appointed Professor Emeritus. From 1955 to 1969, he was the Chairman of the Department ... more on Wikipedia

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