Record

CodePX533
Dates1878-1943
Person NameRegan; Charles Tate (1878-1943); Director of the British Museum (Natural History)
SurnameRegan
ForenamesCharles Tate
EpithetDirector of the British Museum (Natural History)
ActivityMuseum Staff. Department of Zoology: appointed 2nd class assistant 7 Oct 1901; 1st class assistant 21 Jun 1908; deputy keeper 3 Mar 1919; keeper 2 Mar 1921; Director 10 Mar 1927; retired 1938. Icythologist

On starting at the museum in 1901 he began to specialize in fishes at the suggestion of Günther and worked under Boulenger.
He was a foreign member of the Royal Danish Academy, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Society of Icthyologists and Herpetologists. He also received the Geoffrey de St. Hilaire Medal from the Société Nationale d'Acclimatation de France
RelationshipsMarried and had 4 children
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