Lindahl, Josua (1844-1912),
zoologist, translator, Sweden, USA.
Johan Harald Josua Lindahl (1844-1912) in 1878 became the
first professor of natural history at Augustana College, Rock Island,
Illinois and organized its museum of natural history.
- 1 Jan. 1844, born in Kungsbacka near Gothenburg, Sweden
- 1863, student at Lund University
- 1870, participating zoologist in the H.M.S. Porcupine
oceanographic expedition of the Atlantic and Mediterranean led by
- 1871, participated in the expedition to Greenland by the Swedish
Academy of Sciences
- 1872, bachelors degree
- 1872-1875, work at the Swedish National Museum of Natural History
- 1874, Ph.D.
- 1875, assistant professor (docent) at Lund University
- 1877, awarded with the Swedish royal order of Vasa, Riddare av Vasaorden
- 1878-1888, professor of natural history, Augustana College, Rock Island,
- 1888-1893, geologist at the Illinois State
Museum of Natural History, Springfield
- 1895-1906, manager of the Museum and Library of Natural History, Cincinnati, Ohio
- 1906, manager at a chemical industry in Chicago
- 19 April 1912, died in Chicago
- Lindahl translated (with Sten Axel
Smith) the first volume (mammals) of Djurens lif, 1874
- Lindahl translated a part (Skördarna ur vattnet) of Uppfinningarnas bok, 1874
- He edited one volume of Reports of the Geological Survey of
- For nine years, he edited the Journal of the Cincinnati Society
of Natural History
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