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Hague, Arnoldlocked

(03 December 1840–14 May 1917)
  • Carol A. Edwards
  •  and Clifford M. Nelson

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Hague, Arnold (03 December 1840–14 May 1917), geologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of William Hague, D.D., a Baptist minister, and Mary Bowditch Moriarty, a relative of astronomer-mathematician Nathaniel Bowditch. In Arnold’s twelfth year, the family moved to Albany, New York, where he graduated from the Boys’ Academy in 1854. They then moved to New York City. In 1861, after being rejected on physical grounds as a Union army volunteer, Hague entered Yale’s Sheffield Scientific School, where he was educated by professors ...

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