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Newberry, John Strong

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Born: 1822 AD
Died: 1892 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Geologist

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1822 - Born on the 22nd of December in Windsor, Conn.

1846 - He graduated from Western Reserve University.

1851 - He established his medical practice in Cleveland.

1855 - He joined an exploring expedition under Lieutenant Williamson.

1857 - He acted as geologist to an expedition headed by Lieutenant Ives.

        - He was called to a professorship at Columbian University.
 
1866 - He was offered the Chair of geology and paleontology in the School of Mines, Columbia College.

1888 - He assisted in the organization of the Geological Society of America at Cleveland.

       - He served on the commission to organize an international geological congress.

1892 - He died on the 7th of December in New Haven, Connecticut.

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