Chace, Fenner Albert

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Biographical History

Fenner Albert Chace (1908-2004) was a zoologist and carcinologist (specializing in crustaceans). He was appointed Curator of the Division of Marine Invertebrates of the United States National Museum (USNM) in 1946 and, during his tenure, oversaw the growth of the Division, the move into the West Wing of the Natural History Building, and the modernization of exhibits. In 1963, Chace was appointed Senior Zoologist in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), and after his retirement in 1978, continued his work as a Research Associate of the Museum.

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  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology:
  • United States National Museum:

Birth Date

1908

Death Date

2004

Topic

  • Zoology
  • Carcinologists

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

  • Zoologists
  • Carcinologists