TITLE

Jordan, David Starr

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Jordan, David Starr (1851-1931) was an American educator, naturalist, and ichthyologist who named 1,085 genera and more than 2,500 species of fish as well as their broader classifications. His highly distinguished reputation as a progressive and foresighted academic leader led to his being named the first president of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, in 1891.
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37309126

 

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