Charles S. ‘Chuck’ Content, a consummate field geologist who founded the Geology Department at Bechtel Corporation nearly 50 years ago, died in Danville, CA, on February 21, 2002. He was 94.

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Born in 1908, Chuck grew up in Raton, NM, where his early interest in nature led him to earn his B.S. in geology from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1934. He began his career in 1935 when he joined the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Denver as an assistant geologist mapping for the Colorado Big Thompson Project. Chuck rose to Assistant Regional Geologist in the bureau's...

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