Richard Washburn

Death:Friday, January 5, 1979

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Richard Washburn, Alaska's only agricultural entomologist, died January 5 in Palmer near vegetable crops and warbles in reindeer. He also developed the largest collection of Alaska insects in the state.� [Apr1979]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, April 1979

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