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Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter

Born: 1809 AD
Died: 1889 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Scientist


1809 - Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard was born 5th of May in Sheffield, Massachusetts.


1828 - Barnard graduated, second on the honour list, at Yale University.


1831-1832 - He was then in turn a tutor at Yale, a teacher.


1832-1838 - He worked in the American Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb at Hartford, Connecticut, and a teacher in the New York Institute for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb.


1838-1848 - Barnard was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy.


1848-1854 - He was professor of chemistry and natural history in the University of Alabama.


1854 - Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard was ordained as deacon in the Protestant Episcopal Church.


         - Barnard became professor of mathematics and natural philosophy in the University of Mississippi.


1864 - He became the tenth president of Columbia College (now Columbia University) in New York City.


1872 - Barnard published a Treatise on Arithmetic (1830); an Analytical Grammar with Symbolic Illustration (1836); Letters on Collegiate Government (1855); and Recent Progress in Science (1869).


1889 - Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard died in New York City on the 27th of April.





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