George F. Sternberg
- Born in Lawrence, followed father’s career in paleontology
- Began directing fossil expeditions in early 1900s
- Internationally recognized paleontologist, curator of the museum at Fort Hays State University
- Discovered “fish-within-a-fish” fossil in Gove County in 1952 (Xiphactinus audax)
- Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays named for him
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