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Frank Nathaniel Whittier
Birth: Dec. 12, 1861
Farmington Falls
Franklin County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1924
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Balistics expert. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1885, with "Phi Beta Kappa honors". He was captain of the crew team, and member of the rugby team. He continued his studies at Bowdoin's Medical School, and earned his degree from there in 1889. He was a college physician, professor of pathology, and bacteriology, at the medical school. He was an expert in microscopy, and developed a keen interest in forensics. He was the first scientist, to determine that the firing pins of rifles, and pistols have unique markings, and get tranferred to the shells, which are fired by the weapon. He was called upon several times, to give expert tesimony, in several murder cases, regarding balistics. He was also the Cumberland Co., Health Commissoner, and Brunswicks, Milk Examiner.
Frank Nathaniel Whittier 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Gross Whittier (1820 - 1885)
  Mary Lawrence Whittier (1831 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Eugenie Harward Skolfield Whittier (1860 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Isabel Mary Skolfield Whittier (1896 - 1976)*
  Alice Augusta Skolfield Whittier (1898 - 1994)*
  Charlotte Harward Skolfield Whittier (1903 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cora Mabel Whittier (____ - 1861)*
  Frank Nathaniel Whittier (1861 - 1924)
  Frank Nathaniel Whittier (1861 - 1924)*
  Carolyn A. Whittier McIntire (1867 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Brunswick
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
 
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