BAUER, Harry J.

From Islapedia


BAUER, Harry J. (1886-1960) of Los Angeles was a prominent entrepreneur who became president of Edison International (1933). He was co-sponsor of the Puritan-American Museum of Natural History expedition to Baja California in 1958. There is a "Harry J. Bauer Collection in the History of Science" at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. He used the ship that was used for the expedition.

Bauer's Nightsnake, Hypsiglena torquata baueri, is name for him.


Bauer collected on:

  • Isla San Martin (1949)



Island Collections~
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Isla San Martin Harry J. Bauer SDMNH July 29, 1949 SDMNH-40145 Pituophis fuliginatus Herps