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Gale, Benjaminlocked

(14 December 1715–06 May 1790)
  • Bruce P. Stark

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Gale, Benjamin (14 December 1715–06 May 1790), physician, scientist, and political polemicist, was born in Jamaica, New York, the son of John Gale, a miller, and Mary (maiden name unknown). The family moved to Goshen, New York, in 1721. Gale prepared for college with Connecticut Anglican ...

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