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Darlington, William

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies; Botany. 1388 words.

Darlington, William (28 April 1782–23 April 1863), physician, botanist, and author, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Edward Darlington, a farmer who also found time to...

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Dubos, René Jules

Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Microbiology; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 2167 words.

Dubos, René Jules (20 February 1901–20 February 1982), microbiologist and author, was born in Saint Brice, France, a farming community north of Paris, the son of Georges Andre Dubos, a...

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Ord, George

Robert McCracken Peck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1142 words.

Ord, George (04 March 1781–24 January 1866), naturalist, writer, and lexicographer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ord, a retired sea captain who in 1798 became a...

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