Frank E. Lozo Papers
Written works, field notebooks, maps, photographs, and publications from Frank E. Lozo, geologist with Shell Development Company.
- Majority of material found within 1937-1979
- Lozo, F.E. (Frank Edgar), 1914-1981 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Frank E. Lozo was a geologist with Shell Development Company. Born in Fort Worth, Texas on August 26, 1914, Lozo received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Texas Christian University in 1935 and 1937 and his PhD from Princeton in 1941. From 1939 to 1944, Lozo taught geology at TCU and spent his summers working as a micropaleontologist for Gulf and Shell. In 1944, Lozo accepted a full-time postion at Shell, serving as lead geologist at the company's office in Tyler, Texas. Lozo was transferred to Shell Development in Houston, Texas in 1948 and remained there until his retirement in 1971. Lozo's tenure at Shell was marked by considerable research and publication as well as the mentorship of scientists and technicians under his supervision. By the end of his career, Lozo was considered a leading authority on the Lower Cretaceous makeup of Texas.
Lozo died on August 26, 1981 at the age of 67.
Source: "Memoriam: Frank E. Lozo Jr. (1914-1981)", American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, May 2001
Materials were donated to Special Collections by the University of Texas at Arlington in 2016.
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