Theodore Thomson Flynn
He was born in Coraki, New South Wales, Australia, the son of Jessie B. (née Thomson) and John Flynn, and died in Liss, Hampshire, England. He became a biology lecturer at the University of Tasmania in 1909, becoming professor in 1911 and teaching there until 1930. He married his wife, Lily Mary (Marelle) Young on 23 January 1909.
Flynn then moved to Northern Ireland where he served as the Chair of Zoology at Queen's University of Belfast from 1931-1948. After the Belfast Blitz Flynn was the Chief Casualty Officer for the city. He was the father of film actor Errol Flynn, and named one new species that he discovered – Gibbonsia erroli – after his son.
- "Biography of Theodore Thomson Flynn". University of Tasmania. January 29, 2013. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
- "Theodore Thomson Flynn". Biographical Entry. Encyclopedia of Australian Science. 2010. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
- http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/flynn-theodore-thomson-6202 Australian Dictionary of Biography
- Multitext - Professor T. T. Flynn with his wife
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