1843–1912

Introduction

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Born: Oc­to­ber 9, 1843, Wey­mouth, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: Oc­to­ber 7, 1912, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Ca­li­for­nia.

Buried: Mount Hope Ce­me­te­ry, Wey­mouth, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Bradford was the son of Sam­u­el Tor­rey and So­phron­ia Dy­er.

After com­plet­ing his school­ing, he taught for two years, then en­tered the bu­si­ness world in Bos­ton, Mass­ac­hu­setts.

In 1886, he be­came an as­sist­ant ed­it­or of the Youth’s Com­pan­ion.

Publications

An or­ni­tho­lo­gist and na­tur­al­ist, Tor­rey’s works in­clude:

Sources

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