4 March 1852 – 23 October 1918
Born: Mazon, Illinois.
Died: Chicago, Illinois.
Occupation: Farmer; Sheriff, Grundy County, Illinois; Assistant State Geologist, Indiana; Amateur Conchologist. Lived in Rolling Prairie, Indiana. Traveled to N.C. Tennssee, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, and Utah with H.A. Pilsbry, J.H. Ferriss, and Junius Henderson, 1910-1916. 33rd degree Mason.
Research Interests: Freshwater and land Mollusca.
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.
Other References: Henderson, J. 1919. Some further comments upon the work of Lorenzo Eugene Daniels. Nautilus 32(4):137-138.
Blatchley, W.S. 1921. L.E. Daniels – A biographical sketch. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 1919:67-69.
Blatchley, W.S., and L.E. Daniels. 1903. On some Mollusca known to occur in Indiana – A supplementary paper to Call’s catalogue. Indiana Department of Geology and Natural Resources, 27th Annual Report 27:577-628 + 3 plates.
Daniels, L.E. 1902. A new species of Lampsilis. Nautilus 16(2):13-14 + 1 plate.
Daniels, L.E. 1903. A check list of Indiana Mollusca, with localities. 26th Annual Report of the Indiana Geological Survey (1902). 629-652.
Daniels, L.E. 1914. A supplemental check list of Indiana Mollusca, with localities and notes. Indiana Department of Geology and Natural Resources, 39th Annual Report 318-326.
Daniels, L.E. 1915. A supplemental check list of Indiana Mollusca, with localities and notes. Department of Geology and Natural Resources of Indiana 29th Annual Report: 318-326.