Burrows, D. B.

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Biographical History

Daniel B. Burrows was born May 2, 1857, in Peoria, Illinois. He was a teacher, and studied oology, completing most of his field work in Illinois, southern Texas, and northeast Mexico. He spent most of his life in Lacon, Illinois. During the 1890's Burrows corresponded with and provided specimens to Charles Emil Burrows, honorary curator Department of Birds' Eggs, United States National Museum. Burrows passed away August 13, 1940. His collections are documented in the Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History. He was associated with R. M. Barnes (1862 - 1945), to whom his collection was given by Burrow's heir after Burrow's passing, whose own collection resides at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.


Ancestry.com. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

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