Saturday, April 07, 2018


Conversion from Lutheranism

Howard Ensign Evans, Life on a Little-Known Planet (New York: E.P Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968), p. 205:
Nevertheless the United States Entomological Commission became a reality, and went to work with a vengeance. The three entomologists were A.S. Packard, a student of Louis Agassiz who had authored the first American textbook of entomology; Cyrus Thomas, a Lutheran minister converted to entomology, and especially to grasshoppers; and of course C.V. Riley as chairman.

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