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Kirtley F. Mather

Born: Feb 13, 1888

Death: May 5, 1978

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Kirtley F. Mather

Date of Birth : Feb 13, 1888
Date of Death : May 5, 1978
Birth Place : United States of America

Kirtley Fletcher Mather was an American geologist and faculty member at Harvard University. An expert on petroleum geology and mineralogy, Mather was a prominent scholar, advocate for academic freedom, social activist, and critic of McCarthyism. He is known for his efforts to harmonize the dialogue between science and religion, his role in the Scopes "Monkey Trial", his faith-based liberal activism, and his advocacy for adult education programs.

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