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Howard, Leland Ossianlocked

(11 June 1857–01 May 1950)
  • Richard C. Sawyer

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Howard, Leland Ossian (11 June 1857–01 May 1950), entomologist, was born in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Ossian Gregory Howard, a lawyer, and Lucy Dunham Thurber, a music teacher. His parents, both natives of upstate New York, moved from Illinois to Ithaca, New York, when Howard was an infant. On one of the boy’s frequent outings collecting insects, he encountered ...

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