F. A. Lucas
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|F. A. Lucas|
|Born||Frederic Augustus Lucas|
25 March 1852
|Died||9 February 1929 (76)|
Flushing, New York
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh (Sc.D., 1909)|
|Workplace(s)||Smithsonian Institution (Paleontology); American Museum of Natural History|
Frederic Augustus Lucas (March 25, 1852 - February 9, 1929) was an American zoologist, paleontologist, and museum curator, long associated with the American Museum of Natural History.
- Fifty Years of Museum Work: Autobiography, Unpublished Papers, and Bibliography of Frederic A. Lucas, SC. D., New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1933, http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6534
- Lucas was cited in contemporary newspaper reports as being part of a Smithsonian team who examined the San Diego Giant, a find that was ultimately dismissed as a hoax after the skin was determined to be gelatine.