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Hitchcock, Edward

Born: 1793 AD
Died: 1864 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Geologist

1793 – Born on the 24th of May.

1821 – He attended newly-founded Deerfield Academy and was ordained as a Congregationalist pastor.

1825 – He held that post from serving as Professor of Natural Theology.

1830 – He ran the first geological survey of Massachusetts, and was appointed state geologist of Massachusetts

1845 – Hitchcock became President of the College.

         – His collections, a bust and portrait can be viewed at the Amherst College Museum of Natural History.

1864 – Died on the 27th of February.