George Bird Grinnell

Portrait of George Bird Grinnell<ref>{{cite book |last=Langford |first=Nathaniel Pitt |title=Diary of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehole Rivers in 1870 |publisher= |location= |year=1905}}</ref> George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in 1870 and a Ph.D. in 1880. Originally specializing in zoology, he became a prominent early conservationist and student of Native American life. Grinnell has been recognized for his influence on public opinion and work on legislation to preserve the American bison. Mount Grinnell is named after Grinnell. Provided by Wikipedia
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