Stearns, Silas, 1859?-1888

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Biographical History

Silas Stearns (1859-1888) joined the Warren Fish Company in Pensacola, Florida, around 1878. Beginning in 1880 he served as a special agent of the U.S. Fish Commission and U.S. Census Bureau, investigating marine industries in the Gulf of Mexico. He collected fish for the Smithsonian Institution.

Source

  • Library of Congress. NACO. Control Number: n 2001058764
  • Scientific News. (1888). The American Naturalist 22 (260), 758-764. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2451611

Birth Date

1859

Death Date

1888

Topic

Naturalists

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Personal name

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Naturalists