Harry Kenyon Phinney
Standard form: H.K.Phinney
Author LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:auth:1515
Organization: Oregon State University, Corvallis
Main area of interest: fossil wood, recent algae
*1918 - †1990
IPNI ID: 33852-1
Harry Kenyon Phinney was born in Grafton, West Virginia, in 1918. He earned a B.S. degree from Cincinnati University in 1941, an M.A. from Albion College (Michigan) in 1943, and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1945. He held post-doctoral positions at Yale University and the Field Museum in Chicago before joining the faculty of Oregon State College in 1947.
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