Branson, Edwin Bayer

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Edwin Bayer Branson, 1877–1950, American geologist, b. Belleville, Kans., Ph.D. Univ. of Chicago, 1905. He taught at Oberlin College (1905–10) and from 1910 was professor of geology at the Univ. of Missouri. His works include The Devonian Fishes of Missouri (1914), Conodont Studies (with others, 1933), Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Lower Mississippian of Missouri (with others, 1938), and Geology of Missouri (1944).