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Conder, Peter John

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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Kear, Janet

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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Nicholson, (Edward) Max

Jeremy J. D. Greenwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 2691 words.

Nicholson, (Edward) Max (1904–2003), ornithologist and environmentalist, was born on 12 July 1904 at Kilternan, co. Dublin, Ireland, the elder son of Edward Prichard Nicholson (1875–1945),...

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Pearson, Thomas Gilbert

Marcus B. Simpson.

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. 1380 words.

Pearson, Thomas Gilbert (10 November 1873–03 September 1943), ornithologist and conservationist, was born in Tuscola, Illinois, the son of Thomas Barnard Pearson and Mary Eliott, farmers....

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Waterston, George

Clemency Thorne Fisher.

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. 841 words.

Waterston, George (1911–1980), ornithologist and conservationist, was born on 10 April 1911 in Edinburgh, the oldest of the seven children (four boys and three girls) of Robert Waterston...

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