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Amadon, Dean

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Born: 1912 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Ornithologist

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1912 - Born on June 5th in in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the Curator of Birds for the American Museum of Natural History.

 

1937 - Joined the Museum after graduating from Hobart College.

 

1940 - Dean was appointed Assistant Curator. 

 

1947 - He received his doctorate at Cornell University with a thesis on Hawaiian honeycreepers. 

 

1950 - Appointed as Associate Curator. 

 

1955 - He was appointed as Lamont Curator. 

 

1957-1973 - He was Chairman of the Department. 

 

2003 - Passed away at his home in Tenafly, New Jersey at age 90. 


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