Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 17 October 2019

Gay, Frederick Parkerlocked

(22 July 1874–14 July 1939)
  • Charles W. Carey Jr.


Gay, Frederick Parker (22 July 1874–14 July 1939), bacteriologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of George Frederick Gay, the owner of a wholesale grocery business, and Louisa Maria Parker. After graduating from the Boston Latin School, he matriculated at Harvard University. During the summer of 1894 he accompanied the Arctic explorer ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription