John Macoun

Biographical card of John Macoun John Macoun THE COLLECTOR
The text reads as follows: Born April 17, 1831 in Northern Ireland. Died July 18, 1920 in Sidney, British Columbia Star Power: 1 star
Joined the Geological Survey of Canada at age 50. Worked at the Geological Survey for 31 years
Strength: excellent at spotting new species in the wilderness and gathering lots of specimens
WWeakness: not so good at organizing and preserving the specimens!
Hobbies: collecting
. Claim to fame: gathered enormous collections (including more than 100,000 plant specimens) that are now found in some of Canada's national museums

John Macoun