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Becker, George Ferdinandlocked

(05 January 1847–20 April 1919)
  • John W. Servos

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Becker, George Ferdinand (05 January 1847–20 April 1919), geologist, was born in New York City, the son of Alexander Christian Becker, a physician, and Sarah Cary Tuckerman. Becker spent his youth in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where his mother’s family had strong ties to Harvard College and links to members of the Cambridge scientific community, most notably, the zoologist ...

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