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Smith, Theobaldlocked

(31 July 1859–10 December 1934)
  • Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz

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Smith, Theobald (31 July 1859–10 December 1934), microbiologist and comparative pathologist, was born in Albany, New York, the son of German immigrants Phillip Schmitt, a tailor, and Theresa Kexel. Smith spoke German at home and became an accomplished pianist, both talents that profoundly eased his later life. He married Lilian Hillyer Egleston in 1888; they had three children....

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