Bayard Taylor Holmes

29 July 1852 – 1 April 1924

Born: North Hero, Vermont.

Died: Lakeside, Michigan.

Occupation: Surgeon. Amatuer Conchologist. Surgical Staff, Cook County Hospital. Prof. Surgery, University of Illinois, 1891-1895.

Education: B.S. Paw Paw Institute, 1874; M.D., Chicago Homaeo College, 1884.

Societies / Service: Editor, North American Practitioner, 1889-1892.

Travels: ??

Collection Deposition: ??

Research Interests: Land and freshwater mollusks.

Remarks: Canditate for Mayor of Chicago, 1895. Lived in Bristoe, Kendall Co., Illinois, 1878; Chicago, 1885-1924.

Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.

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