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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878

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Personal name headingHenry, Joseph, 1797-1878
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Variant(s)Genri, Dzhozef, 1797-1878
LocatedAlbany, N.Y. Washington, D.C.
Birth date1797
Death date18780513
Place of birthAlbany, N.Y.
Place of deathWashington, D.C.
Field of activityElectromagnetism
AffiliationSmithsonian Institution
Albany Academy
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)
Profession or occupationInventors
College teachers
Museum directors
Found inT︠S︡verava, G. K. Dzhozef Genri, 1797-1878, 1983: t.p. (Dzhozef Genri)
Smithsonian Institution. First report of the secretary, 1848: p. 25 (signed, Joseph Henry, secretary)
OCLC database, Nov. 25, 2002 (hdg.: Henry, Joseph. 1797-1878; usage: Joseph Henry) (hdg.: Henry, Joseph, 1799-1878; usage: Joseph Henry)
Memorial of Joseph Henry, 1880: p. 7 (Joseph Henry LL.D.; prof. of mathematics, Albany Academy, 1826; prof. of natural philosophy, College of N.J., 1832; first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846; b. Albany, Dec. 17, 1799 [sic]; d. May 13, 1878)
FamilySearch, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2013: District of Columbia deaths (Joseph Henry; age 80; secretary of the Smithsonian; b. Albany; d. 13 May 1878, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution Archives, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2013 (Joseph Henry; secretary of the Smithsonian; researcher in electromagnetism; inventor; b. Albany, Dec. 17, 1797; d. May 13, 1878)