Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978
- Existence: 1890 - 1978
Michael Lerner was a businessman and sports fisherman with a strong interest in marine biology. Lerner led several AMNH expeditions to study marine life, to Chile, Peru, Ecuador, New Zealand and Australia; organized the International Game Fish Association in 1939; and served on the AMNH Board of Trustees for many years, beginning in 1941. He underwrote the initial investment for the LML before presenting it to the AMNH.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Field photographs of the D. Lerner Australia-New Zealand Expedition. Includes North Island, Adelaide, and Bali.