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James Bowen Baylor
Birth: May 30, 1849
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 23, 1924
Ruxton
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

Scientist. Surveyor and conservationist. A cadet at Virginia Military Institute, he participated in the Battle of New Market in 1864. After earning a civil engineering degree from the University of Virginia in 1872, he joined the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Surveying projects which he supervised settled boundary disputes between Tennessee and Virginia (1908) and Maine and Quebec (1908-1914). His most important accomplishment was his "Baylor Survey", which was designed to expand and conserve Virginia's oyster fishery by locating and setting boundaries for natural oyster beds; His "Oyster Records" would become the blueprint for Virginia's fishery management program. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
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  Ellen Bruce Baylor (1858 - 1899)*
 
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Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Dec 04, 2002
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