in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicine and Health; Probability and Statistics. 1311 words.
Emerson, Gouverneur (04 August 1795–02 July 1874), physician, statistician, and agriculturalist, was born near Dover, Delaware, the son of Jonathan Emerson and Ann Bell, well-to-do farmers....