27 July 1861 – Spring 1944
Born: Knox County, Maine.
Died: Thomaston, Maine.
Occupation: Accountant. Naturalist. Amateur Conchologist. Amateur Botanist.
Education: English High School, Boston (about 1877).
Societies / Service: Co-founder and Corresponding Secretary of AMU, 1931-1944. Founder and Editor of Maine Naturalist.
Travels: Bahamas. Cuba.
Remarks: Candidate for Governor of Maine on the Socialist ticket, 1900. Founded Knox Arboretum, later donated to Knox Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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: Clench, W.J. 1945. I knew Lermond. [Norman Wallace Lermond]. American Malacological Union, Inc., News Bulletin and Annual Report. 1944-45(10-11):1-3 + 1 plate.
Lermond, N.W. 1908. Shells of Maine: a catalogue of the land, fresh-water and marine Mollusca of Maine. Report Commissioner of Agriculture, Augusta, Maine. 46 pp.
Lermond, N.W. 1914. Additions to the list of Maine Mollusca. Nautilus 28(2):18-20.