Edwin T. Dumble (1852-1927)
B.Sc. Washington and Lee
State Geologist for the Third Survey of Texas, 1888-1895.
He prepared a major report on brown coal and lignite in Texas.
Active in the Rio Bravo Oil Company, the oil branch of Southern Pacific properties.
Opened a lab for the study of oil-bearing sands by their foraminifera.
The Dumble vertebrate fossil collection was one of three collections that were merged in 1950 to form the original collection of the Vertebrate Paleontology Lab.