Aleksis Dreimanis

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Birthday
13, 1914
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jul 8, 2011 (96)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1914
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jul 8, 2011 (96)

About

A Canadian Quaternary geologist who was born in Valmiera, Latvia. He was the President of the American Quaternary Association from 1980 to 1982 and he was awarded the Distinguished Career Award by the Geological Society of America in 1987.

Before Fame

He studied geology at the Institute of Palaeontology at the University of Latvia in Riga and lectured there as well.

Trivia

He made many visits as an invited lecturer to Riga, and to Tallinn in Estonia.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Valmiera, Latvia.

Associated With

He and Ignacy Domeyko were both well known geologists.