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Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter

Born: 1809 AD
Died: 1889 AD
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.