Percival Lowell

Percival Lowell

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Nov 1916 (aged 61)
Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
Burial Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 9455 · View Source
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Scientist. He was an author, astronomer, and mathematician, and is best remembered for his extensive study of the planet Mars and his theory of a hypothetical planet beyond the planet Neptune that was eventually discovered by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh in 1930 and named Pluto.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 20 May 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9455
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Percival Lowell (13 Mar 1855–12 Nov 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9455, citing Lowell Observatory Grounds, Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .