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Benjamin Peirce
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1809
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1880
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Graduated from Harvard; joined the faculty at Harvard teaching mathematics and astronomy.He was a founder of the Harvard Observatory, one of five planners and organizers of the Smithsonian Institution. He was author of mumerous mathematical works.
He married Sarah Hunt Mills, daughter of a congressman and a senator. There were 5 children. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hunt Mills Peirce (1808 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  James Mills Peirce (1834 - 1906)*
  Charles Sanders Peirce (1839 - 1914)*
  Benjamin Mills Peirce (1844 - 1870)*
  Helen Huntington Peirce Ellis (1845 - 1923)*
  Henry Herbert Davis Peirce (1849 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cambridge Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 820 River Avenue
 
Created by: Ann White
Record added: Jan 20, 2010
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jul. 6, 2014

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