Amadon, Dean

Born: Jun 05, 1912 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Ornithologist

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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