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Newberry, John Strong

Born: 1822 AD
Died: 1892 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Geologist

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.