Fairchild, David, 1869-1954

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Biographical History

David Grandison Fairchild (1876-1954) was a botanist concerned with the search for valuable seeds and plants for introduction into the United States. He was appointed Pathologist at the United States Department of Agriculture in 1892. He eventually became head of the Section of Seed and Plant Introduction.

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United States Dept. of Agriculture: He was a Pathologist at the United States Department of Agriculture.

Birth Date

1869

Death Date

1954

Topic

Botany

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

Botanists