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Edward Salisbury Dana
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1849
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1935
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

"Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography, Vol. II, New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1887"

His father is James Dwight Dana, mineralogist, b. in Utica, N.Y., 12 Feb., 1813 and died 14 Apr 1895 - New Haven, Connecticut

"Dana, Edward Salisbury, mineralogist, b. in New Haven, Conn., 16 Nov., 1849, was graduated at Yale in 1870, where, in 1876, he received the degree of Ph.D., and has also studied in Heidelberg and in Vienna. In 1874 he became tutor in mathematics at Yale, and also curator of the mineral cabinet in the Peabody museum. He was appointed assistant professor of natural philosophy and astronomy in 1879, and in 1875 became one of the editors of Silliman's "American Journal of Science." Dr. Dana is a member of many scientific societies, and in 1884 was elected a member of the national academy of sciences. In 1885 he was made a trustee of the Peabody museum of Yale. Besides memoirs on mineralogical and kindred subjects, contributed to scientific journals in the Unites States and in Europe, he has published "Appendix II." (1875) and "Appendix III." (1883) of Dana's "System of Mineralogy"; "Text-Book of Mineralogy" (New York, 1877); and "Text-Book of Mechanics" (1881)."

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  Caroline Bristol Dana (1857 - 1916)
Seal Harbor Cemetery
Seal Harbor
Hancock County
Maine, USA
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Edward Salisbury Dana
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