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Eklund, Carl Robert

Ted Heckathorn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; World History; Maps and Map-making; Ornithology. 1208 words.

Eklund, Carl Robert (27 January 1909–04 November 1962), scientist and antarctic explorer, was born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, the son of John Eklund, a carpenter, and Maria Olson. Both his...

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Wetmore, Alexander

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Ornithology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1306 words.

Wetmore, Alexander (18 June 1886–07 December 1978), ornithologist, avian paleontologist, and museum administrator, was born Frank Alexander Wetmore in North Freedom, Wisconsin, the son of...

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