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J. Lawrence Smith
Birth: Dec. 16, 1818
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1883
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Scientist, educator, businessman. His work in geology and mineralogy led to his appointment by then Secretary of State James Buchannan as an advisor to the Turkish Government. Collection of meteorites now housed at Harvard University. Published 145 scientific papers. Elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, one of the highest honors American scientist can bestow on their peers. Married daughter of James Guthrie, Sarah Julia Guthrie. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
 
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  Sarah Julia Guthrie Smith (1827 - 1901)*
 
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Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Nov 23, 2002
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