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St. John, Charles Edwardlocked

(15 March 1857–26 April 1935)
  • Judith R. Goodstein

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St. John, Charles Edward (15 March 1857–26 April 1935), astronomer and educator, was born in Allen, Michigan, the son of Hiram Abiff St. John, a millwright, and Lois Amanda Bacon. His mother was the intellectual force in the family, and it was from her that St. John received the support and encouragement to complete his education in the face of illnesses and economic difficulties....

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