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Lardner Gibbon

Birth: 1820


Lardner Gibbon (1820-1910) was a United States Naval Officer and an explorer of the Amazon with William Lewis Herndon. He was born on August 13, 1820 in Philadelphia County, PA.

Gibbon helped publish the reports which later became known as the book Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon which recounts their exploits in the region.

He later died on January 9, 1910 in Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA.