George Wagoner

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George Wagoner
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President year 1950

George E. Wagoner served as the 1950-1951 SEG President.

Biography for SEG Presidency[1]

George E. Wagoner received the degree of Geological Engineer from Colorado School of Mines in 1928. He was employed as a geologist and geophysicist by John H. Wilson, consulting geologist and geophysicist of Golden, Colorado, from June, 1928 to May, 1930. He was employed by Humble Oil and Refining Company from 1930 to 1934 as a torsion balance observer, seismograph computer and seismograph party chief.

In 1934, he was loaned to The Carter Oil Company as an assistant to the chief geophysicist. In 1935 he was transferred to The Carter Oil Company as supervisor of geophysical operations. In 1936 he was transferred to the Standard Oil Company of Louisiana as chief geophysicist. In 1937 he returned to The Carter Oil Company as assistant chief geophysicist in charge of geophysical exploration. In August, 1946 he was appointed manager of exploration for the Southern Division of The Carter Oil Company, Shreveport, Louisiana.

He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (Secretary-Treasurer, 1945-1946, chairman of the Public Relations Committee 1947-1949, member of the Committee on Constitution and Bylaws 1947-1948, chairman of the Shreveport Regional Program Committee 1947-1948), Ark-La-Tex Geophysical Society (President 1947-1948 and member of the executive committee 1948-1949), American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Shreveport Geological Society. At present he is serving as Vice President and chairman of the Program and Arrangements Committee of Society of Exploration Geophysicists.


  1. GEOPHYSICS, Vol. XIV, October 1949, number 4, page 595.

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