James Madsen

Madsen was the first paleontologist for the Utah Geological Survey

James Madsen
James Madsen

James “Jim” Madsen was the first paleontologist for the Utah Geological Survey, and published research regarding the Carnegie Quarry. Although most of Madsen’s career was spent researching the Cleveland-Lloyd dinosaur quarry, he published a monograph of Utah’s state fossil Allosaurus fragilis that incorporated the anatomy of a skull from the Carnegie Quarry. Madsen was an outspoken advocate for the legal protection of paleontological resources. Madsen passed away in 2009.

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