in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Theology; Education. 2712 words.
Priestley, Joseph (13 March 1733–06 February 1804), theologian, scientist, and educator, was born in the parish of Birstal, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, the son of Jonas Priestley, a...