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Commoner, Barry

Michael Egan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1521 words.

Commoner, Barry (28 May 1917–30 September 2012), scientist-activist, biologist, and environmentalist, was born Barry Commoner in Brooklyn, New York, to Isaac (Isador) and Gussie Commoner,...

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Conder, Peter John (1919–1993), ornithologist and conservationist

Nicholas Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 946 words.

Conder, Peter John (1919–1993), ornithologist and conservationist, was born on 20 March 1919 at 81 Thornton Avenue, Streatham, London, the son of John Reynolds Conder, a shipbroker, and his...

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Forbush, Edward Howe

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 1270 words.

Forbush, Edward Howe (24 April 1858–08 March 1929), ornithologist and conservationist, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of Leander Pomeroy Forbush, a school principal, and Ruth...

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Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth

Sara Day.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1332 words.

Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth (13 March 1847–30 December 1930), botanist, geologist, conservationist, and letter writer, was born in the North End neighborhood of Boston to William Frederick...

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Gabrielson, Ira Noel

Susan Glenn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1325 words.

Gabrielson, Ira Noel (27 September 1889–07 September 1977), wildlife biologist and first director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, was born in Sioux Rapids, Iowa, the son of Frank...

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Gerrard, Edward (1810–1910), taxidermist

Pat Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Zoology and Animal Sciences. 602 words.

Gerrard, Edward (1810–1910), taxidermist, was born in Oxford on 20 October 1810, the son of Edward Gerrard, greengrocer. After moving to London with his parents he was employed by the...

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Gunn, Thomas Edward (1844–1923), taxidermist

Pat Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Zoology and Animal Sciences. 898 words.

Gunn, Thomas Edward (1844–1923), taxidermist, was born at Trafalgar Street, Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk, on 5 November 1844, the son of Robert Gunn, coachbuilder, and his wife, Charlotte, néenull...

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Hornaday, William Temple

Phillip Drennon Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1591 words.

Hornaday, William Temple (01 December 1854–06 March 1937), conservationist and naturalist, was born near Plainfield, Indiana, the son of William Hornaday and Martha Varner Miller, farmers....

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Kear, Janet (1933–2004), ornithologist and conservationist

Eileen Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 1200 words.

Kear, Janet (1933–2004), ornithologist and conservationist, was born on 13 January 1933 at 26 Mount Park Road, Ealing, Middlesex, the younger daughter of Harold Kear, trade association...

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Leopold, A. Starker

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Biological Sciences; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1034 words.

Leopold, A. Starker (22 October 1913–23 August 1983), wildlife biologist, conservationist, and educator, was born Aldo Starker Leopold, Jr., in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Aldo Leopold, a...

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