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William Savage Boulton

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1937. Bio Note.

Professor William Savage Boulton (1867- ) of the University of Birmingham


1937 Bio Note [1]

BOULTON, Professor William Savage; b. 1867, at Oldswinford, Worcs.; s. of Joseph William Boulton. Educ.: King Edward's Middle School, Birmingham, Mason College, and Royal College of Science. Demonstrator and Assistant Lecturer in Geology, Mason College, Birmingham, 1890; Professor of Geology, University College, Cardiff, 1897; Professor of Geology, University of Birmingham, 1913; Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Birmingham, 1926-1929; M.Sc. of the University of Birmingham; Professor Emeritus, University of Birmingham; D.Sc. of the University of Wales; Associate of Royal College of Science, London; Fellow of the Geological Society of London, Vice-President, member of Council and Murchison Medallist. Member of Institute of Mining Engineers (and past member of Council); Professional Associate of Institution of Water Engineers; past President of South Staffordshire and Warwickshire Institute of Mining Engineers; past president of Birmingham Natural History and Philosophical Society; president of Geological Section of British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1916; past member of many Government Boards and Committees for scientific organization and research; past member of Safety in Mines Research Board of Mines Department; m. the d. of H. T. Munns, 1898; one s. Publications: Editor of and part contributor to "Practical Coal Mining" (6 vols.); author of many papers on pure geology and geology of water supply and mining, published in the transactions of learned societies. Recreation: Golf. Address: 40, Oakfield Road, Selly Park, Birmingham.


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  1. 1937-8 Birmingham Year Book