Gill, Theodore, 1837-1914

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Biographical History

Dr. Theodore Gill (1837-1914) was a long-time associate in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. He was associated with the Smithsonian in a variety of paid and unpaid positions beginning in the late 1850s until his death in 1914. He specialized in the taxonomy and nomenclature of fishes. Gill wrote dozens of works on ichthyology during his career. He was also a professor of natural history and zoology at Columbian (George Washington) University. Refer to RU 7098, Biographical Information File, for a complete profile of Gill and his career.

Related entities

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Fishes: He was an associate in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes.
  • George Washington University: He was a professor of natural history and zoology at Columbian (George Washington) University.

Birth Date

1837

Death Date

1914

Topic

  • Zoology
  • Ichthyologists
  • Naturalists

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

  • Ichthyologists
  • Naturalists
  • Zoologists