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David Starr Jordan (1851–1931)

Jordan, David Starr. An American educator; born in Gainesville, NY, Jan. 19, 1851; died in 1931. He held professorships in several universities in the West and was head of Leland Stanford University (California) after 1891. Among his works are: ‘A Manual of the Vertebrates of the Northern United States’ (1876); ‘A Synopsis of the Fishes of North America’ (1883); ‘Evolution and Animal Life’ (1907); ‘The Religion of a Sensible American’ (1909); ‘Ways to Lasting Peace’ (1915).