Kirtley F. Mather
Kirtley Fletcher Mather (1888-1978) was an American geologist at
Harvard University, and at one time, head of the geologydepartment. He prepared a deposition for the Scopes "Monkey Trial", and helped Clarence Darrowrehearse his questioning of William Jennings Bryan.
He was an activist and author, and wrote multiple books on geology and related sciences. In 1937, he co-founded the
Institute for Propaganda Analysiswith Edward A. Fileneand Clyde R. Miller.
A biography titled "Cracking Rocks and Defending Democracy" was written by
Kennard Baker Bork, and published in 1994. Bork is an Alumni Professor of Geology at [http://www.denison.edu/ Denison University] , Mather's alma mater.
* [http://gsahist.org/gsat/gt96jul8_10.pdf Geological Society of America "Rock Stars"]
* [http://www.sou.edu/aaaspd/TableContents/CrackRocks.pdf Biography Table of Contents]
* Kennard Baker Bork Profile
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