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John Oliver La Gorce

Born: 22-Sep-1880
Birthplace: Scranton, PA
Died: 23-Dec-1959
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Explorer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Antarctica explorer, National Geographic editor

Postmaster of Little America, Antarctica. Author of The Book of Fishes: Food & Game Fishes and the Aquatic Life of the Coastal & Inland Waters of the United States

Father: G. H. La Gorce
Mother: Elizabeth Oliver

    University: Georgetown University

    National Geographic Editor
    Alfalfa Club 1918
    Chevy Chase Club
    Cosmos Club
    International Oceanographic Foundation Trustee
    National Geographic Society President
    National Press Club

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