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date: 07 April 2020

Grew, Theophiluslocked

(?–1759)
  • Marc Rothenberg

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Grew, Theophilus (?–1759), schoolteacher and mathematician, was of unknown parentage. There is no extant information on his early personal life or education. By the early 1730s he was skilled enough in astronomical computations to prepare almanacs, and presumably he resided in Maryland. His first known almanac, ...

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