Gideon Lincecum

1793–1874

American physician and naturalist. Studied medicine privately; taught in Georgia. Was for several years an Indian trader in the Choctaw country of central Mississippi. Practised medicine in Cotton Gin Port and Columbus, Mississippi, 1830–48. Settled in Texas in 1848. Studied the behaviour of agricultural ants.

Sources: DAB

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