Merriam, John Campbell (10/20/1869-10/30/1945)

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  • Occupation: Paleontologist, science administrator
  • Numbers of Terms: 2
  • Committees/Roles: Member, Executive Committee, 1928-1939


  • Merriam John Campbell
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent
  • Board of Regents Executive Committee


Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type



District of Columbia

Short Legal Citation

  • 45 Stat. 2 (1927), ch. 4
  • 48 Stat. 598 (1934), ch. 156


American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Supplement 3. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973; Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Volumes I-XIV. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970-1976; Who Was Who in America. A companion biographical reference work to "Who's Who in America." Volume 2, 1943-1950. Chicago: A. N. Marquis Co., 1963.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


Regent Tenure: 12/21/1927-12/14/1939


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