John Robert Dunkle Sr

1924 - 2005

John Robert Dunkle Sr. died in Tucson, Arizona, on May 22, 2005. He was born on June 30, 1924, in Jacksonville, Florida. Dunkle served as a weather observer in the Army Air Corps in World War II and earned degrees from the University of Florida, the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1953 he earned his PhD at Clark University. Dunkle was a professor of geography at the University of Florida for forty-six years and held the rank of Professor Emeritus after he retired. He and Erwin Raisz authored the first statistical atlas of Florida.

John Robert Dunkle Sr. (Necrology). 2005. AAG Newsletter 40(7): 23.