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date: 06 June 2020

Lowell, Percivallocked

(13 March 1855–12 November 1916)
  • Norriss S. Hetherington


Lowell, Percival (13 March 1855–12 November 1916), astronomer and writer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Augustus Lowell, a president of cotton companies and director of banks, and Katherine Bigelow Lawrence, daughter of Abbott Lawrence, a textile manufacturer and founder of the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts. His brother ...

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