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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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Fewkes, Jesse Walter

James R. Glenn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 1188 words.

Fewkes, Jesse Walter (14 November 1850–31 May 1930), marine biologist and anthropologist, was born in Newton, Massachusetts, the son of Jesse Fewkes, a craftsman, and Susan Emeline Jewett....

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Stimpson, William

Ronald S. Vasile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1175 words.

Stimpson, William (14 February 1832–26 May 1872), marine zoologist and museum administrator, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Herbert Hathorne Stimpson, an inventor and...

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Vevers, (Henry) Gwynne

Adrian Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1157 words.

Vevers, (Henry) Gwynne (1916–1988), marine biologist and intelligence officer, was born on 13 November 1916 at Girvan, Ayrshire, the elder son of Geoffrey Marr Vevers and Catherine Rigby, n...

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