Thomas Lincoln Casey, Jr.

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Thomas Lincoln Casey, Jr.
Born Feb 19, 1857
Died 6 February 1925
Washington, D.C.
Citizenship United States
Nationality United States
Fields Entomology, Astronomy
Institutions United States Army
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Author abbrev. (zoology) Casey

Thomas Lincoln Casey (1857–1925) was an American entomologist noted for his work on coleoptera. He was the son of General Thomas Lincoln Casey (1831–1896).

Military History[edit]

  • 1898 - As a Major in the Corps of Engineers - In charge of Mississippi river improvements at St.Louis
  • 1906 - Lieut Col
  • 1909 - Colonel - Engineer Secretary to Lighthouse Board.
  • 1912 - Retired Nov 1 [1]

Post Military[edit]

He published numerous scientific papers on that subject and a monograph, Memoirs on the Coleoptera (1910–1924).[2] He was also known for contributions to astronomy.[3]


Coleopterological works:

Malacological work:


  1. ^ George Washington Cullum (1920). Biographical register of the officers and Graduates U.S. Military Academy. 
  2. ^ Brett Ratcliffe (2007) Univ. Nebraska, Lincoln, Scarab workers--accessed 20 March 2007
  3. ^ R.G. Aitken (1925). Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 37, No. 219, p.265 (PDF)

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