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date: 14 August 2020

Hitchcock, Edward (1793–1864), geologist, pastor, educator, author, college president, was born in Deerfield, Massachusetts, and died in Amherst, Massachusetts. 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology
Rodney L. StilingRodney L. Stiling

Hitchcock founded and served as the first president of the Association of American Geologists (1840), which expanded, in ...

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