Harry Kenyon Phinney

Standard form: H.K.Phinney

Author LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:auth:1515

Country: USA
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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