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Ralph Cheeseman

Adjunct Professor, Ph.D.
January 19, 1924 - June 27, 2007

The department of Geology fondly remembers the contributions of Dr. Ralph Cheeseman. Dr Cheeseman served the department for many years as an adjunct faculty member and taught introductory geology as a sessional instructor. 

Dr Cheeseman was born and educated in England. After serving in the Second World War, Ralph completed his Ph.D. in Geology at Imperial College in London. He brought his family came to Saskatchewan in 1955 to embrace a new challenge in his beloved career as a geologist with the provincial government. He ran the Prospectors School in La Ronge for many years and conducting field camps in northern Saskatchewan, and worked as a consulting geologist and manager of the Saskatchewan Mining Association for 19 years. His 52 year career in geology in Saskatchewan was recognized by many as a significant contribution to the Saskatchewan Mining Industry. He also served on the Senate for College of Emmanuel and St. Chad, at the University of Saskatchewan. His love of geology and mining and contributions are fondly remembered by his peers in the department and more broadly in the geoscience community in Saskatchewan.

Source Obituary: https://leaderpost.remembering.ca/obituary/ralph-cheesman-1065760341

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