in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mineralogy and Gems; Natural History; Medicinal Chemistry. 1438 words.
Shepard, Charles Upham (29 June 1804–01 May 1886), mineralogist, educator, chemist, and natural historian, was born in Little Compton, Rhode Island, the son of Mase Shepard, a...