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Rogers, William Barton (1804–1882), nineteenth-century geologist, natural philosopher, and educational reformer, was best known as the conceptual founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology
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He was born in Philadelphia to a family of scientists. His father, Patrick Kerr Rogers, studied medicine at the University ...

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