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Henry Augustus Ward
Birth: Mar. 9, 1834
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1906
Erie County
New York, USA

Scientist. Born in Rochester, New York, he studied at the Middlebury Academy, and continued on to the Paris School of Mines. He collected countless geological specimens from Europe and Africa, specializing in an impressive collection of meteorites. He returned to Rochester in 1860, teaching at the University of Rochester, where he founded Ward's Natural Science Establishment, the internationally known supplier of scientific educational materials. His memorial was designed by renowned architect and spiritualist Claude Bragdon and is topped by a huge jasper-flecked boulder which Ward discovered in Georgian Bay, Canada. He was struck and killed by an automobile while walking across a street. His death was one of the first deaths by automobile. The driver drove away, but the accident was observed by a police officer, and he was later charged with manslaughter. (bio by: Mount Hope NY) 
Family links: 
  Henry Meigs Ward (1802 - 1894)
  Eliza Chapin Ward (1802 - 1875)
  Phoebe Howell Ward (1832 - 1891)
  Lydia Arms Avery Ward (1845 - 1924)*
  Alice Mabel Ward (1875 - 1901)*
  Elizabeth Dwight Ward (1828 - 1925)*
  Henry Augustus Ward (1834 - 1906)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Monroe County
New York, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 76
GPS (lat/lon): 43.13024, -77.61726
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Record added: Jul 07, 2003
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