Katharine J. Bush
American Zoologist
1855 – 1937 A.D.

Katharine Jeanette Bush, an American zoologist. After studying with Prof. Verrill, she in 1879 assumed the position of assistant in the zo├Âlogical museum at Yale. She served on the United States Fish Commission, helped to edit the 1890 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, was made a member of the American Society of Naturalists, and has written a number of valuable scientific books.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.