Austin Hobart Clark

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Birthday
17, 1880
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 28, 1954 (73)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1880
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 28, 1954 (73)

About

Massachusetts-born Zoologist remembered for his theory of zoogenesis, which he outlined in a 1930 scientific work entitled The New Evolution: Zoogenesis.

Before Fame

After graduating from Harvard University, he began a decades-long career with the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.

Trivia

He was responsible for identifying and scientifically classifying such species as the Mulga Parrot and the Lesser Antillean Macaw.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Mary Wendell Upham, produced five children. After Upham's death, Clark married Leila Gay Forbes.

Associated With

He and English scientist Raymond St. Leger both conducted research in the field of entomology.