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Langstroth, Lorenzo Lorrainelocked

(25 December 1810–06 October 1895)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.

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Langstroth, Lorenzo Lorraine (25 December 1810–06 October 1895), minister and apiarist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John George Langstroth, occupation unknown, and Rebekah Aurelia Dunn Langstroth. After graduating from Yale in 1831, he began training for a career in the ministry and also served as a tutor in math at his alma mater between 1834 and 1836. In May 1836 he took over the pulpit at the South Congregational Church in Andover, Massachusetts, and on 22 August of that year married Anne M. Tucker of New Haven, Connecticut, with whom he was to have three children....

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