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Dr Louis Bennett Bishop
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1865
Guilford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1950
California, USA

Dr. Louis B. Bishop
New Haven Bird Club - Charter Member (1907-1950)
Yale College - Class of 1886
Medical doctor specializing in pediatrics. Gave up medicince in 1908 to concentrate on ornithology.
Voracious collector of bird skins, eggs, and nests. His collection was said to include 53,000 skins in 1950 when it was transferred to the Field Museum in Chicago where it resides today. His eggs, nests, and a small number of skins are held by the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven.
Co-author of "Birds of Connecticut" in 1913.
Elected as Fellow of the AOU in 1901. 
 
Burial:
Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: John Triana
Record added: Nov 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16765672
Dr Louis Bennett Bishop
Added by: John Triana
 
Dr Louis Bennett Bishop
Added by: John Triana
 
 
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