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George Fryer Sternberg

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Kansas, United States
Death: October 23, 1969 (86)
Hays, Ellis County, Kansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Hazelius Sternberg and Anna Musgrove Sternberg
Brother of Charles Mortram Sternberg and Levi Sternberg

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About George Fryer Sternberg

George Fryer Sternberg (1883–1969) was a paleontologist best known for his discovery in Gove County, Kansas of the "fish-within-a-fish" of Xiphactinus audax with a recently eaten Gillicus arcuatus within its stomach. He was the son of Charles Hazelius Sternberg and nephew of Brigadier General George M. Sternberg (1838–1915). The Sternberg Museum of Natural History at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas is named for him and other members of his fossil collecting family.

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George Fryer Sternberg's Timeline

August 1883
Kansas, United States
October 23, 1969
Age 86
Hays, Ellis County, Kansas, United States