Born: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: Rome, Italy
Occupation: Physician; Malacologist.
Education: B.S. Brown University, 1821; M.D. Harvard, 1826.
Society Service: Co-founder of the Boston Society of Natural History; Curator 1830-32; President, 1843-47.
Research Interests: Landsnails.
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.