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Agassiz, Alexander

Edward Lurie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Marine and Estuarine Biology; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1763 words.

Agassiz, Alexander (17 December 1835–27 March 1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz, a zoologist,...

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Bigelow, Henry Bryant

Sue Ann Lewandowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1019 words.

Bigelow, Henry Bryant (03 October 1879–11 December 1967), zoologist and oceanographer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Smith Bigelow, a banker, and Mary Cleveland...

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Hyatt, Alpheus

Eli C. Minkoff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Palaeontology. 1321 words.

Hyatt, Alpheus (05 April 1838–15 January 1902), paleontologist and marine biologist, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Alpheus Hyatt, a wealthy merchant, and Harriet Randolph King....

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Marr, James William Slesser

Yolanda Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1200 words.

Marr, James William Slesser (1902–1965), marine biologist and polar explorer, was born on 9 December 1902 at Cushnie, Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, the second son of John George Marr, a...

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