Dutcher, Basil Hicks

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Biographical History

Basil Hicks Dutcher (1871-1922) was born on December 3, 1871, in New Jersey. He worked in natural history collecting mammals and birds while in the employ of the U.S. Biological Survey. He collected across the United States. He attended school at Columbia School of Mines, and received his M.D. at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York in 1895. While working at the U.S. Biological Survey he named a species of meadow mice Microtus Dutcheri. He was in the army and was commanding officer of the base hospital. He retired from active duty on February 6, 1920, because of a disability. He died on January 16, 1922, in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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United States. Bureau of Biological Survey: He worked for the the U.S. Biological Survey.

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