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Audubon,borough (1990 pop. 9,205), Camden co., SW N.J., a suburb of Camden; inc. 1905. Audubon is mostly residential. It was named after John James AudubonAudubon, John James
, 1785–1851, American ornithologist, b. Les Cayes, Santo Domingo (now Haiti). The illegitimate son of a French sea captain and plantation owner and a Creole chambermaid who died months after his birth, he was educated in France and in 1803 came to live
..... Click the link for more information. , the ornithologist, who studied the birds of the area in 1829.
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John James. 1785--1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827--38)
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