in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Probability and Statistics. 1005 words.
Jarvis, Edward (09 January 1803–31 October 1884), psychiatrist and statistician, was born Asa Jarvis in Concord, Massachusetts, the son of Francis Jarvis, a baker and farmer, and Millicent...