Murray Hawkins Jr. 1917-2013

Murray Free Hawkins Jr. died March 7, 2013 at the age of 95. He was born in 1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He joined the LSU Department of Petroleum Engineering in 1946 as a professor of petroleum engineering. He was head of the Petroleum Engineering Department from 1964 until 1977. Tthe department that he led was named the “Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering” in 1988.