Theodore Nicholas Gill

Theodore Nicholas Gill
Theodore Nicholas Gill. (Photo courtesy of the MCZ)

21 March 1937 – 1914

Born: New York, N.Y.

Died: Washington, D.C.

Occupation: Ichthyologist, Malacologist. Professor of Zoology, George Washington University, 1864-1910; Librarian, Smithsonian Institution, 1865-67.

Education: Pivately tutored. George Washington University, M.D., 1865; PhD. 1866; LL.D., 1895.

Societies / Service: President AAAS, 1897.

Research Interests: Fishes and mollusks.

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.