Sir Frederick McCoy (1817 – 1899). Irish palaeontologist, zoologist, and museum administrator, active in Australia. He is noted for founding the Botanic Garden of the University of Melbourne in 1856.
Irish-brogued, dapper Frederick McCoy, his uild thickening, and his red
hair and the beard he grew later in life turning sandy..." https://books.google.it/books…
- "Fiery, impulsive, resilient, unsuited to collective enterprises,
proud of his robustness, smart in dress, McCoy was of medium height with
waved reddish hair, side whiskers and a determined chin." http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mccoy-sir-frederick-4069