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date: 31 October 2020

Donaldson, Henry Herbertlocked

(12 May 1857–23 January 1938)
  • Clara Lajonchere
  •  and Stanley Finger

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Donaldson, Henry Herbert (12 May 1857–23 January 1938), neurobiologist, was born in Yonkers, New York, the son of John Joseph Donaldson, a banker, and Louisa Goddard McGowan. Donaldson was a friendly, levelheaded young man, always characterized as honest and straightforward. His fascination with science and nature began at an early age, when he entered Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. As a Phillips student, he undertook the academic challenges that lay before him with eagerness, fervor, perseverance, and the same dedication that would mark his future work....

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