Mildred Adams Fenton

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Mildred Adams Fenton
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Mildred Adams Fenton
Born 14 November 1899 (1899-11-14)
Died 7 December 1995 (1995-12-08) (aged 96)
Fields paleontology
Institutions University of Iowa
Author abbrev. (botany) M.A.Fenton

Mildred Adams Fenton (1899–1995) trained in paleontology and geology at the University of Iowa. She coauthored dozens of general science books with her husband, Carroll Lane Fenton, including Records of Evolution (1924), Land We Live On (1944), and Worlds in the Sky (1963).

Early life and education[edit]

Mildred Adams was born near West Branch, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa, where she met her husband Carroll Lane Fenton while they were both undergraduates. They married in 1921. Carroll died in 1969.[1]


  1. ^ "Papers of Carroll Lane Fenton and Mildred Adams Fenton, 1963-1966.". University of Iowa Libraries Collection Guides. University of Iowa. May 2000. Retrieved 23 September 2010. 
  2. ^ IPNI.  M.A.Fenton. 

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