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Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
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Theodore S. Palmer (1868-1955)

Field agent with the Biological Survey. Leader on Death Valley Expedition (1891) Specialize in the field of legislation affecting wildlife. Influential publications led to the enactment of the Lacey Act of 1900. Long time secretary of the American Ornithologists' Union. Wrote many obituaries of AOU members and fellows.

In Memoriam <PDF>

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