Faunthorpe, J. C. (John Champion) 1871-1929

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1871 - December 3, 1929

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Game Hunter

Lieutenant Colonel John Champion Faunthorpe was a soldier, big game hunter, and conservationist. Faunthorpe and Arthur S. Vernay led the Faunthorpe-Vernay Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1922-1923) to collect mammals for the museum's South Asiatic Hall. Faunthorpe died of pneumonia eleven months prior to the opening of the hall


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American Museum of Natural History

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