Percy Edward Kent
Percy Edward Kent (known as Peter) (18 March 1913 - 9 July 1986) PhD, DSc, LLD, ScD, FGS, FRS was a British geologist who won the Royal Medal in 1971. Awarded the Bigsby Medal in 1955 and the Murchison Medal in 1969.
He married Margaret (Betty) Hood in 1940, and they had two daughters, one of whom is Helen Cooper (literary scholar). His first wife died in 1974. In 1976 he married Lorna Scott. He lived in West Bridgford.
- Falcon, Norman Leslie; Dunham, Kinglsey (1987). "Percy Edward (Peter) Kent. 18 March 1913-9 July 1986". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 33: 344. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1987.0013. JSTOR 769956.
- "Royal Medal". Retrieved 2008-12-06.
- Obituary: Percy Edward Kent 1913−1986. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 1987; v. 46; p. 173-174.