William Parks (paleontologist)
|William Arthur Parks|
|Born||December 11, 1868|
|Died||October 3, 1936(aged 67)|
|Institutions||University of Toronto|
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
|Notable awards||Foreign Member of the Royal Society|
Parks was born in Hamilton, Ontario. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1892, Parks joined the University of Toronto's staff, where he taught geology, paleontology, and mineralogy. He went on to earn a PhD in 1900. Parks died in Toronto, Ontario, in 1936.
Joshua Parks and Jeremy Parks are his descendants. They live in the small town of Tsawwassen, British Columbia
Parksosaurus was named in his honor.
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