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date: 17 October 2019

Gay, Frederick Parkerlocked

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

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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 ...

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