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...