Benjamin Weatherby

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Benjamin Weatherby
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President year 1935
PhD university University of Pennsylvania

Benjamin B. Weatherby was a pioneering geophysicist. He served as the 1935-1936 SEG President. He also served as Editor of ''Geophysics'' for the year 1934-1935.


Benjamin B. Weatherby received his A.B. and A.M. degrees from Haverford College, and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught physics at Lafayette, Univerrsity of Toledo, and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Weatherby's association with the Amerada Petroleum Corporation and the Geophysical Research Corporation began in 1925 when he was a party chief for GRC, and has continued to date, with the exception of a two year absence spent in teaching and study. He is now president of the Geophysical Research Corporation, and a vice-president and director of the Amerada Petroleum Corporation. Dr. Weatherby is a member of the American Physical Society, American Institute of Mining and Metal1urgical Engineers, American Geophysical Union, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Associate Editor 1932), and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (Editor, 1934, President, 1935)·


  1. Contributors, Geophysics Vol. VIII July 1943, Number 3 Page 317.

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