BURNHAM, John

Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, CA

BURNHAM, John (1867-1926), born in London, England he immigrated at the age of 14, first to Minnesota, then to San Diego in 1907. Burnham was an avid egg collector, and an associate member of the AOU beginning in 1920. At the time of his death, he was Secretary-Treasurer and Honorary Curator of Birds at the San Diego Natural History Museum. His wife, Carrie and son, Gordon, were avid collectors with him. His collection was given to the San Diego Society of Natural History.

Burnham died of a heart attack in his office in San Diego, CA on March 27, 1926.

John Burnham =[1892] Carrie M. Crowther (1869-1963)

  • 1. Hazel Geraldine Burnham (1893-1991)
  • 2. Donald Crowther Burnham (1897-1982)
  • 3. Gordon Milton Burnham (1899-1980)


John Burnham, Carrie M. Burnham and B. Burnham collected on:


ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Islas Coronados John Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39450 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados John Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39451 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Carrie M. Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39452 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados John Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39453 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados B. Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39454 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados B. Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-39455 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados John Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-90219 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados Carrie M. Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-90220 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados B. Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-90221 Larus occidentalis Eggs
Islas Coronados B. Burnham WFVZ May 1, 1921 WFVZ-90222 Larus occidentalis Eggs