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Harold Harris Bailey

Harold Harris Bailey, American naval architect, ornithologist, mammalogist. Member Florida Society Natural History (president), Audubon Society, American Society Mammalogists, Wilson Ornithological; Club, Cooper Ornithological; Club. Virginia Ornithological Society.

Background

  • Bailey, Harold Harris was born on October 13, 1878 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Harry Baulch and Lillie Adams (Taylor) Bailey.

  • Education

    • Educated private and public schools, New Jersey and Virginia. Studied naval architecture in London.

    Career

    • Merritt Palmer, Dorothy Munson (Mistress J. E. Flowers). Married second, Laura Beatty Law, August 7, 1937. Employed with various shipyards, Newport News Shipbldg.

      & Doctor of Divinity Company, Union Iron Works, San Francisco. With United States Biological Survey 4 years. United States Navy, Department C. & R., twice.

      Student of natural history, especially of ornithology, mammalogy and oölogy. Owns private collection of over 35,000 specimens, also notable library.

    Works

    • Author: The Birds of Virginia, 1913. Birds of Florida, 1924-1925.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Florida Society Natural History (president), Audubon Society, American Society Mammalogists, Wilson Ornithological. Club, Cooper Ornithological. Club. Virginia Ornithological Society.

    Connections

    • Married Ida Margaret Eschenburg, November 1, 1906 (died 1936).; married second, Laura Beatty Law, August 7, 1937. Children: Harold Whitney, Elizabeth Eschenburg (Mistress.
    • father: Harry Baulch Bailey
    • mother: Lillie Adams (Taylor) Bailey
    • spouses: Ida Margaret Eschenburg
    • Laura Beatty Law
    • children: Harold Whitney Bailey
    • Elizabeth Eschenburg (Mrs Bailey
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