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naval architect , mammalogist , ornithologist

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

  • Other Work

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

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