Announcement Date: January 19, 1956

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on RedditPin on PinterestShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someone

J. Russell Smith received the Cullum Geographical Medal. He began his teachingcareer as an instructor in the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania, and he subsequently became professor and head of the Department of Geography and Industry. A serious lack of good geographical texts for college students turned his attention to writing.