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List of Scientists; Last: Blair
FieldFirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
Chemistry, MetallurgyAndrew Alexander 1898PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
GeologyJames G. 1869OHAthens CoAthens
PaleontologyR. A. 1898MOPettis CoSedalia
OphthalmologyWilliam Wightman 1919PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh

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1ScientistsAL, Etowah Co, Keener
2ScientistsAZ, Maricopa Co, Phoenix
1ScientistsBrazil, , Rio de Janeiro
4ScientistsCA, Alameda Co, Alameda
23ScientistsCA, Alameda Co, Berkeley
137ScientistsCA, Los Angeles Co, Los Angeles
1ScientistsCA, Los Angeles Co, Mt Wilson Observatory
9ScientistsCA, Los Angeles Co, Pasadena
1ScientistsCA, Los Angeles Co, San Dimas
5ScientistsCA, San Bernardino Co, San Bernardino
1ScientistsCA, San Diego Co, La Jolla
66ScientistsCA, San Francisco Co, San Francisco
8ScientistsCA, Santa Barbara Co, Santa Barbara
11ScientistsCA, Santa Clara Co, Lick Observatory
7ScientistsCA, Santa Clara Co, Palo Alto
6ScientistsCA, Santa Clara Co, Palo Alto, Stanford University
1ScientistsCA, Solano Co, Mare Island
1ScientistsCA, Sonoma Co, Glen Ellen
1ScientistsCA, Sonoma Co, Santa Rosa
26ScientistsCO, Denver Co, Denver
1ScientistsCT, Fairfield Co, Norwalk
14ScientistsCT, Hartford Co, Hartford
1ScientistsCT, Hartford Co, West Hartford
8ScientistsCT, Middlesex Co, Middletown
26ScientistsCT, New Haven Co, New Haven
1ScientistsCT, Windham Co, Woodstock
359ScientistsDC, Washington
2ScientistsDC, Washington, Takoma Park
1ScientistsEngland, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
1ScientistsFL, Alachua Co, Gainesville
1ScientistsFL, Dade Co, Little River
1ScientistsFL, Orange Co, Gotha
5ScientistsGA, Chatham Co, Savannah
11ScientistsGA, Fulton Co, Atlanta
1ScientistsGA, Fulton Co, Union City
5ScientistsHI, Honolulu Co, Honolulu
1ScientistsIA, Floyd Co, Charles City
12ScientistsIA, Polk Co, Des Moines
7ScientistsIA, Story Co, Ames
3ScientistsIL, Adams Co, Quincy
2ScientistsIL, Alexander Co, Cairo
1ScientistsIL, Champaign Co, Savoy
13ScientistsIL, Champaign Co, Urbana
1ScientistsIL, Christian Co, Palmer
1ScientistsIL, Cook Co, Blue Island
243ScientistsIL, Cook Co, Chicago
11ScientistsIL, Cook Co, Evanston
1ScientistsIL, Cook Co, La Grange
5ScientistsIL, Kane Co, Aurora
5ScientistsIL, Sangamon Co, Springfield
12ScientistsIL, Will Co, Joliet
13ScientistsIL, Winnebago Co, Rockford
19ScientistsIN, Marion Co, Indianapolis
14ScientistsIN, Tippecanoe Co, Lafayette
1ScientistsKS, Allen Co, Iola
12ScientistsKS, Douglas Co, Lawrence
1ScientistsKS, Shawnee Co, North Topeka
18ScientistsKS, Shawnee Co, Topeka
5ScientistsKY, Fayette Co, Lexington
13ScientistsLA, Orleans Parish, New Orleans
1ScientistsMA, Barnstable Co, South Harwich
2ScientistsMA, Berkshire Co, Pittsfield
1ScientistsMA, Bristol Co, North Easton
5ScientistsMA, Essex Co, Andover
7ScientistsMA, Essex Co, Newburyport
10ScientistsMA, Essex Co, Salem
2ScientistsMA, Franklin Co, Greenfield
1ScientistsMA, Franklin Co, Rowe
8ScientistsMA, Hampshire Co, Amherst
3ScientistsMA, Middlesex Co, Belmont
57ScientistsMA, Middlesex Co, Cambridge
6ScientistsMA, Middlesex Co, Concord
2ScientistsMA, Middlesex Co, Melrose Highlands
5ScientistsMA, Middlesex Co, Waltham
2ScientistsMA, Nantucket Co, Nantucket
7ScientistsMA, Norfolk Co, Brookline
2ScientistsMA, Norfolk Co, Canton
3ScientistsMA, Norfolk Co, Wellesley Hills
1ScientistsMA, Plymouth Co, Brockton
146ScientistsMA, Suffolk Co, Boston
2ScientistsMA, Suffolk Co, Chelsea
9ScientistsMA, Suffolk Co, Dorchester
10ScientistsMA, Suffolk Co, Jamaica Plain
3ScientistsMD, Anne Arundel Co, Annapolis
93ScientistsMD, Baltimore City
1ScientistsMD, Baltimore City Co, Roland Park
2ScientistsMD, Montgomery Co, Bethesda
1ScientistsMD, Montgomery Co, Gaithersburg
1ScientistsMD, Montgomery Co, Garrett Park
2ScientistsMD, Montgomery Co, Kensington
1ScientistsMD, Montgomery Co, Rockville
22ScientistsME, Cumberland Co, Portland
1ScientistsME, Franklin Co, Farmington
2ScientistsME, Penobscot Co, Brewer
1ScientistsMexico, Mexico State, Mexico City
2ScientistsMI, Calhoun Co, Albion
4ScientistsMI, Kalamazoo Co, Kalamazoo
12ScientistsMI, Washtenaw Co, Ann Arbor
35ScientistsMI, Wayne Co, Detroit
28ScientistsMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis
12ScientistsMN, Ramsey Co, St Paul
2ScientistsMO, Audrain Co, Mexico
3ScientistsMO, Buchanan Co, St Joseph
17ScientistsMO, Jackson Co, Kansas City
1ScientistsMO, Johnson Co, Warrensburg, State Normal School
2ScientistsMO, Phelps Co, Rolla
69ScientistsMO, St Louis City
1ScientistsMT, Missoula Co, Missoula
4ScientistsNC, New Hanover Co, Wilmington
1ScientistsNC, Polk Co, Tryon
14ScientistsNC, Wake Co, Raleigh
1ScientistsNC, Wake Co, Wake Forest
9ScientistsNE, Douglas Co, Omaha
1ScientistsNE, Franklin Co, Bloomington
1ScientistsNE, Sioux Co, Agate
1ScientistsNH, Belknap Co, New Hampton
1ScientistsNH, Merrimack Co, Andover
2ScientistsNJ, Bergen Co, Englewood
1ScientistsNJ, Burlington Co, Vincentown
5ScientistsNJ, Cumberland Co, Vineland
4ScientistsNJ, Essex Co, East Orange
28ScientistsNJ, Essex Co, Newark
2ScientistsNJ, Essex Co, South Orange
3ScientistsNJ, Hudson Co, Bayonne
8ScientistsNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City
1ScientistsNJ, Hudson Co, Weehawken
4ScientistsNJ, Mercer Co, Princeton
19ScientistsNJ, Mercer Co, Trenton
5ScientistsNJ, Middlesex Co, Perth Amboy
3ScientistsNJ, Middlesex Co, Sewaren
1ScientistsNJ, Monmouth Co, Locust
1ScientistsNJ, Morris Co, Morristown
1ScientistsNJ, Somerset Co, Watchung
5ScientistsNJ, Union Co, Plainfield
1ScientistsNV, Esmeralda Co, Goldfield
1ScientistsNY, Chautauqua Co, Dunkirk
43ScientistsNY, Erie Co, Buffalo
113ScientistsNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn
53ScientistsNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
1ScientistsNY, Nassau Co, Garden City
1ScientistsNY, New York Co, Manhattan, Cornell University Medical College
351ScientistsNY, New York Co, New York City
13ScientistsNY, Niagara Co, Niagara Falls
31ScientistsNY, Onondaga Co, Syracuse
7ScientistsNY, Ontario Co, Geneva
1ScientistsNY, Rensselaer Co, Rensselaer
15ScientistsNY, Rensselaer Co, Troy
1ScientistsNY, Richmond Co, West New Brighton
1ScientistsNY, Schenectady Co, Alplaus
5ScientistsNY, Schenectady Co, Schenectady
1ScientistsNY, Suffolk Co, Cold Spring Harbor
24ScientistsNY, Tompkins Co, Ithaca
2ScientistsNY, Tompkins Co, Ithaca, Cornell University
1ScientistsNY, Wayne Co, Palmyra
3ScientistsNY, Westchester Co, Tarrytown
3ScientistsNY, Westchester Co, Yonkers
3ScientistsOH, Columbiana Co, East Liverpool
27ScientistsOH, Franklin Co, Columbus
36ScientistsOH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati
2ScientistsOH, Seneca Co, Tiffin
3ScientistsOH, Stark Co, Alliance
12ScientistsOH, Summit Co, Akron
3ScientistsOH, Wayne Co, Wooster
3ScientistsOK, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma City
9ScientistsOK, Tulsa Co, Tulsa
35ScientistsON, Toronto, Toronto
7ScientistsOR, Multnomah Co, Portland
2ScientistsPA, Adams Co, Gettysburg
4ScientistsPA, Allegheny Co, Allegheny
51ScientistsPA, Allegheny Co, Pittsburgh
1ScientistsPA, Bucks Co, Doylestown
1ScientistsPA, Chester Co, Chester Springs
1ScientistsPA, Crawford Co, Meadville
1ScientistsPA, Delaware Co, Glenolden
1ScientistsPA, Delaware Co, Upper Darby
7ScientistsPA, Lackawanna Co, Scranton
9ScientistsPA, Northampton Co, Easton
13ScientistsPA, Philadelphia Co, Germantown
247ScientistsPA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia
1ScientistsPeru, , Lima
2ScientistsPhilippines, , Manila
37ScientistsRI, Providence Co, Providence
1ScientistsSC, Pickens Co, Clemson
4ScientistsSD, Brookings Co, Brookings
1ScientistsSwitzerland, Canton Zurich, Zurich
7ScientistsTN, Davidson Co, Nashville
6ScientistsTN, Knox Co, Knoxville
1ScientistsTN, Rutherford Co, Eagleville
12ScientistsTX, Dallas Co, Dallas
4ScientistsTX, Galveston Co, Galveston
1ScientistsTX, Grayson Co, Sherman
1ScientistsTX, Kleberg Co, Kingsville
8ScientistsTX, Travis Co, Austin
5ScientistsUT, Salt Lake Co, Salt Lake City
3ScientistsVA, Charlottesville
13ScientistsVA, Richmond City
1ScientistsVA, Winchester
6ScientistsWA, King Co, Seattle
28ScientistsWI, Dane Co, Madison
30ScientistsWI, Milwaukee Co, Milwaukee

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