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James M. Safford

James M. Safford

American geologist and educator
James M. Safford
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Intro American geologist and educator
Was Chemist Geologist
From United States of America
Type Science
Gender male
Birth 1822
Death 1907 (aged 85 years)
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Biography

James M. Safford (1822–1907) was an American geologist, chemist and university professor.

Biography

Early life

James Merrill Safford was born in 1822. He received an M.D. and a PhD. He was trained as a chemist at Yale University.

Career

He taught at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee from 1848 to 1873. He served as a Professor of Mineralogy, Botany, and Economical Geology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee from 1875 to 1900. He was a Presbyterian, and often started his lessons with a prayer.

He served on the Tennessee Board of Health. Additionally, he acted as a chemist for the Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture in the 1870s and 1880s.

He published fifty-four books, reports, and maps.

Death

He died in 1907.

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