Dawson George Mercer 1849-1901 Son Of Sir J W Dawson Qv

Studied geology and palaeontology under Huxley, Ramsay and Etheridge at

the Royal School of Mines, London. Geologist and botanist to North

American Boundary Commission, 1873-1875. Appointed to staff of

Geological Survey, 1875; assistant director, 1883; director, 1895. One

of British commissioners in Bering Sea Arbitration, 1892. =Bib.=: For

his numerous reports and papers on geological and allied subjects, see

General Indexes to Geological Survey Reports, 1863-1884, and

1885-1906; and Bibliography of the Royal Society (R. S. C., 1894). For

biog., see Morgan, Can. Men.