Spencer Baird

Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823 - 1887)

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Spencer Fullerton Baird
Born in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Woods Hole, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Aug 2018
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Categories: American Notables | Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia | Museum Curators.

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Father: Samuel Baird[1]
Mother: Lydia McFunn Biddle[2]

Married Mary Helen Churchill[3]

Lucy Hunter Baird 1848 Pennsylvania[4]

Spencer Fullerton Baird (February 3, 1823 – August 19, 1887) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and museum curator. Baird was the first curator to be named at the Smithsonian Institution.


  1. Samuel Baird on Find A Grave: Memorial #23738519 accessed on 17 Aug 2018
  2. Lydia McFunn Biddle Baird on Find A Grave: Memorial #23738520 accessed on 17 Aug 2018
  3. Mary Helen Churchill Baird on Find A Grave: Memorial #39459278 accessed on 17 Aug 2018
  4. Lucy Hunter Baird on Find A Grave: Memorial #39459158 accessed on 17 Aug 2018

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