1918 - 2003
George F. Beatty, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana died on December 3, 2003. He was born in Cowan, Indiana on June 9, 1918. Beatty received his B.S. from Ball State University in 1949 and M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Illinois in 1951 and 1958 respectively. From 1943-54 he worked at the Department of Geography at Calcutta University, India on a Fulbright research grant. Before coming to Ball State, George worked for the University of Tennessee at Martin and Northern Illinois University. He joined Ball State in 1958 and retired in 1983.
George F Beatty (Necrology). 2004. AAG Newsletter 39(2): 18