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Aiken, William E. A. (William Edward Augustin), 1807-1888

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Personal name headingAiken, William E. A. (William Edward Augustin), 1807-1888
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1807
Death date1888-05-30
Place of birthRensselaer County (N.Y.)
Place of deathBaltimore (Md.)
Field of activityMedicine
AffiliationUniversity of Maryland (1812-1920)
Profession or occupationCollege teachers
Found inThe John Torrey Papers, LuEsther T. Mertz Library, New York Botanical Garden : series 1 (William E.A. Aiken and John Torrey correspondence, 1830-1862)
The medical annals of Maryland 1799-1899, 1903 : pages 298-299 (Aiken, William E.A., born in New York State 1807; educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute under Amos Eaton; honorary M.D. from Vermont Academy of Medicine; soon abandoned practice and devoted himself to science; served on Geological Survey, Virginia, 1837; professor of chemistry, University of Maryland, 1837-1883; emeritus professor, 1883-1888; city inspector of gas and illuminating oils; died in Baltimore, May 30, 1888.)
University of Maryland 1807-1907, 1907 : pages 265-266 (William E.A. Aiken, professor of natural philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences and lecturer and chair of the Department of Chemistry, University of Maryland; dean of faculty at that institution, 1840-1841 and 1844-1855; member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; contributed articles to the American Journal of Science, Maryland Medical and Surgical Journal, Transactions of the Maryland Academy of Science and Literature, and others; devout Catholic, twice married, had fourteen children with each wife.)
First medical college in Vermont: Castleton, 1818-1862, 1949 : page 196 (Aiken, William Edward Augustin, h1834; Md. LL.D, Georgetown (Ky.) Coll,, 1843, professor St. Mary's Coll. (Md.) and Univ. of Maryland, teacher; b. Rensselaer County, N.Y., 1808; d. 5-30-1888.)
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