Universities and Their Sons; History, Influence and Characteristics of American Universities, with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Alumni and Recipients of Honorary Degrees Volume 3

Universities and Their Sons; History, Influence and Characteristics of American Universities, with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Alumni and Recipients of Honorary Degrees Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...the son of Franklin Dexter of Boston and the grandson of Samuel Dexter. His mother was Harriet Cutler Appleton. As a boy Mr. Dexter attended the Schools in Boston, in England and in France, and then spent two years at Williams as a special student, after which he devoted seven years to the study of medicine before he took the degree of Doctor of Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, in 1887. The next four years were spent in Vienna. Then he taught for one year in New York and later served as Assistant Demonstrator of Anatomy at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. In 1884 he came to Harvard as Demonstrator of Histology and later was made Demonstrator of Anatomy and then Assistant Professor of Anatomy. Dr. Dexter married, September 12,1893, Jane Dwight, and has one daughter, Harriett Dexter. FORBES, Francis Columbia LL.B. 1869. Born in New York, 1846; entered Rochester University, 1862, left same to join Union Army, returned to University at close of war, and was graduated 1866, A. B. Travelled and studied abroad until entrance to Columbia Law School in November 1867; graduated with Class of 1869, LL.B.; admitted to New York Bar 1868; Supreme Court of the United States 1876; delegate from the United States to the Conference at Madrid, 189o, under the Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, and to the Conference under the same Convention at Brussels, 1897; member of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York, 1894; author of legal subjects; engaged in the practice of the law at New York City. FRANCIS FORBES, Lawyer, was born in New York City in 1846. His ancestors were Scotch who came to this country at the beginning of the eighteenth century. He volunteered in the Union Army as soon as he...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236486765
  • 9781236486769