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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  George William Hunter  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1873 in Mamaronek, New York

-- George William Hunter on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Hunter began his Chicago connection when he became in 1896 a fellow in Zoology at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

George Hunter worked at the University of Chicago, Hyde Park High School in Chicago and spent 6 years at Knox Gollege in Galesburg, Illinois. He wrote Civic Biology, the text at the center of the Scopes "monkey" trial.

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