Laing, David Hamilton Mack

LAING, David Hamilton Mack, naturalist (b Feb 1883, Hersall, ON; d Feb 1982, Comox). He was raised on a dairy farm in Manitoba. As a young rural teacher he became avidly interested in wildlife, especially birds. In 1911 he gave up teaching and went to study art in New York. He also wrote many magazine articles over the next 3 decades. He wrote books about the birds of Manitoba, Out With the Birds (1913), and about wildlife artist Allan BROOKS. During WWI he served as an instructor with the...

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