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Castiglioni, Luigi

Richard N. Juliani.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Natural History; US Politics. 1319 words.

Castiglioni, Luigi (03 October 1757–22 April 1832), naturalist, author, and politician, was born in Milan, Italy, the son of Count Ottavio Castiglioni and Teresa Verri, both of...

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Colden, Cadwallader

Mary Lou Lustig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Medicine and Health; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1917 words.

Colden, Cadwallader (07 February 1689–20 September 1776), physician, natural scientist, and lieutenant governor of New York, was born of Scottish parents in Ireland, where his mother (name...

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Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 615 words.

Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant, was born on 24 May 1812 at Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, Ireland, the youngest in a family of two sons and...

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Forbes, Stephen Alfred

Robert A. Lovely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Entomology; Ecology and Conservation. 1237 words.

Forbes, Stephen Alfred (29 May 1844–13 March 1930), ecologist, state entomologist of Illinois, and chief of the Illinois Natural History Survey, was born in a log cabin in Silver Creek,...

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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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Grote, Arthur (1814–1886), administrator in India and entomologist

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 440 words.

Grote, Arthur (1814–1886), administrator in India and entomologist, son of George Grote, a banker of Beckenham, Kent, and his wife, Selina Mary, was born on 29 November 1814. George Grote...

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Gunn, Ronald Campbell (1808–1881), naturalist and colonial official

A. M. Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 554 words.

Gunn, Ronald Campbell (1808–1881), naturalist and colonial official, was born in Cape Town on 4 April 1808, the son of an army officer, William Gunn (d. 1826), and his wife, Margaret, née W...

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Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Education; Ornithology. 1225 words.

Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee (03 March 1850–01 August 1930), ornithologist, ethnologist, and government official, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of William Henshaw and Sarah...

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Hume, Allan Octavian (1829–1912), administrator in India, founder of the Indian National Congress, and ornithologist

Edward C. Moulton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Ornithology. 1556 words.

Hume, Allan Octavian (1829–1912), administrator in India, founder of the Indian National Congress, and ornithologist, was born on 4 June 1829 at St Mary Cray, Kent, seventh child of Joseph...

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Jackson, Hartley Harrad Thompson

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mammalogy; US Politics. 1137 words.

Jackson, Hartley Harrad Thompson (19 May 1881–20 September 1976), mammalogist and government official, was born in Milton, Wisconsin, the son of Harrad Jackson and Mary Thompson, English...

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