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date: 06 December 2019

Wright, Chaunceylocked

(20 September 1830–12 September 1875)
  • Edward H. Madden

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Wright, Chauncey (20 September 1830–12 September 1875), philosopher and mathematician, was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, the son of Ansel Wright, a grocer and deputy sheriff, and Elizabeth Boleyn. He graduated from Harvard College in 1852 and excelled in mathematics and science. From 1852 to 1872 he was a mathematician in the employ of the ...

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