Person Detail: David Starr Jordan
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|Full Name: David Starr Jordan|
(1851-1931) Poet, botanist, peace activist. "Blood of the Nation," was born near Gainesville, New York.
Born in Gainesville, NY
Jordan died in Stanford, California, in 1931.
The Blood of the Nation: A Study of the Decay of Races Through the Survival of the Unfit
Jordan began attending Cornell University in 1866. After finishing his undergraduate degree there he taught classes in the Biology department. Jordan received a master's degree from Cornell in 1872.