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James Dwight Dana (1813-1895)
1895 Obituary 
"...Professor James Dwight Dana, of Newhaven, Connecticut, the loss of one of the few survivors of the group of naturalists who, by their services in the different English and American exploring expeditions in the first half of the present century, did so much towards elucidating the structure of the coral reefs and volcanic islands of the Pacific and southern oceans. Professor Dana was born at Utica, in the State of..."More