William Parks (paleontologist)
William Arthur Parks
|Born||December 11, 1868|
|Died||October 3, 1936(aged 67)|
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
|Awards||Foreign Member of the Royal Society|
|Institutions||University of Toronto|
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. He wrote 80 scientific papers in his lifetime. Parks died in Toronto, Ontario, in 1936.
Parksosaurus was named in his honor by Charles M. Sternberg in 1937.
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