Barnum Brown

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Barnum Brown
Born 12 February 1873(1873-02-12)
Carbondale, Osage Co., Kansas
Died 5 February 1963 (89)
New York City, New York
Alma mater University of Kansas

Barnum Brown (February 12, 1873 - February 5, 1963) was an American fossil prospector and curator for the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), and intelligence operative. Brown notably led excavations at the Hell Creek Formation of Montana, where the first known remains of Tyrannosaurus rex were discovered in 1902, and later along the Red Deer River near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada.

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