Josiah Keep

Josiah Keep
Josiah Keep

1849 – 27 July 1911

Born: Paxton, Massachusetts.

Died: Pacific Grove, California.

Occupation: Educator; Malacologist. Principal, Alameda High School, California (1881-85); Professor Natural Science, Mills College, 1885-1911.

Education: Leicester Academy (Massachusetts); Amherst College, B.S., 1874; M.S., 1877.


Collection Deposition:

Research Interests: West Coast Shells.

Remarks: married Amelia Caroline Holman of Leicester, Massachusetts, 1877.

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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