VANDERHOOF, Vertress Lawrence

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VANDERHOOF, Vertress Lawrence (1904-1964) [SS#559-32-3058], director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History from 1959-1963. He was a California-born paleontologist educated at the University of California at Berkeley, and Research Associate in Geology at the museum before his appointment. After a six month leave of absence, he resigned because of ill health. He died shortly thereafter at age 59.