in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Palaeontology. 1321 words.
Hyatt, Alpheus (05 April 1838–15 January 1902), paleontologist and marine biologist, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Alpheus Hyatt, a wealthy merchant, and Harriet Randolph King....