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,...