The New Student's Reference Work/Conrad, Timothy Abbott

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Conrad, Timothy Abbott, an American paleontologist, was born in New Jersey in 1803, and died at Trenton, N. J., Aug. 8, 1877. Early in life, his attention was drawn to the geological features and crust-depressions in the western plains, while on surveying expeditions and while acting as paleontologist of the N. Y. geological survey. His published works include Fossil Shells of the Tertiary Formations of North America, New Fresh-Water Shells of the United States and Paleontology of the State of New York.