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William Temple Hornaday

AKA William Temple Hornaday, Jr.

Born: 1-Dec-1854
Birthplace: Avon, IN
Died: 6-Mar-1937
Location of death: Stamford, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Greenwich, CT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist, Naturalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Defender of the American bison

Father: William Temple Hornaday, Sr.
Mother: Martha Varner Miller Hornaday
Wife: Josephine Chamberlain (m. 1879)
Daughter: Helen

    University: Oskaloosa College, Oskaloosa, IA
    University: Iowa State Agricultural College

    U.S. Junior Naval Reserve President (1916)
    American Bison Society Cofounded (1905), President (1907-10)
    Boy Scouts of America
    Bronx Zoo Director, New York Zoological Park (1896)
    Buffalo Museum of Science Board of Trustees (1890-96)
    Campfire Club of America
    National Society of American Taxidermists Founder (1880)
    Smithsonian Institution Chief Taxidermist, U.S. National Museum (1882)
    Permanent Wild Life Protective Association President
    Boys Life Columnist
    Silver Buffalo (1938)


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