Dr. Peter Albertus Hacquebard, Halifax, died September 07, 2005.

Education
1937 - BSc  - University of Leiden
1940 - MSc - University of Leiden
1943 - PhD - University of  Groningen

Employment 
1944 - 1945 - Lieutenant, Royal Netherlands Army
1946 - 1948 - Shell Oil Co.
1948 - 1959 - Geological Survey of Canada
, Sydney
1959 - 1973 - Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa
1973 - 1975 - Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary
1975 - 1983 - Geological Survey of Canada, Dartmouth
1983 - 2005 - Geological Survey of Canada, Dartmouth (Emeritus)

Peter Hacquebard

Awards
1979 - Reinhart Theissen Medal from International Committee for Coal Petrology
1979 - Gilbert Cady Award from Coal Geology Division of the Geological Society of America
1980 - Doctor of Laws honoris causa from Dalhousie University

1995 - Walter A. Bell Medal
1998 - Hacquebard Medal established by CSCOP
1998 - Honorary lifetime membership in TSOP

Other professional achievements
Served as Chairman of the Coal Geology Division of the Geological Society of America
Served as President of CSCOP
Served as President of  the Mining Society of Nova Scotia
Distinquished Lecturer for the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Visiting professor at Dalhousie University, Halifax

Memberships
Founding member of CSCOP
Founding and member of The Society of Organic Petrology
Founding member of the International Committee for Coal Petrology
Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada
Fellow of the Geological Society of  America
Member of Mining Society of  Nova Scotia

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Publications (Annotated Bibliography)

Biographies/memorials
Pioneer in Canadian Coal Petrology by A.R. Cameron
Peter Albertus Hacquebard - 1st Walter A. Bell Medalist by Aureal Cross

Obituary from Halifax Chronicle Herald

It was not all work

See also, memorial pages at The Society for Organic Petrology website.

Add your comments by contacting webmaster.