Barnum Brown

Barnum Brown

Carbondale, Osage County, Kansas, USA
Death 5 Feb 1963 (aged 89)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Oxford, Chenango County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100342465 · View Source
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Paleontologist. Brown traveled the world searching for fossils of various types of specimens. Depending on the source, Brown was considered to be one of the greatest paleontologists of the 20th Century. While working for the American Museum of Natural History in 1902, he found, arguably, the first partial skeleton of Tyrannosaurus Rex at the Hell Creek Formation in Eastern Wyoming. In 1908 he would find a more complete and better preserved specimen of Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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World famous Scientist, naturalist, explorer, who dedicated his life to the advancement of science, the discovery of dinosaurs and other creatures of the prehistoric age.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100342465
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barnum Brown (12 Feb 1873–5 Feb 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100342465, citing Riverview Cemetery, Oxford, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .