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Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr.

W. E. Carter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Probability and Statistics. 1230 words.

Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr. (16 September 1846–31 December 1913), astronomer, geodesist, and actuary, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Seth Carlo Chandler, Sr., a businessman,...

Dalby, Isaac (1744–1824), mathematician and surveyor

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Mathematics. 802 words.

Dalby, Isaac (1744–1824), mathematician and surveyor, was born in Gloucestershire, possibly in the Stroud area, into a family in modest circumstances. He was one of at least three boys. He...

Hassler, Ferdinand Rudolph

Joel S. Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Mathematics. 1245 words.

Hassler, Ferdinand Rudolph (07 October 1770–20 November 1843), geodesist and mathematician, was born in Aarau, Switzerland, the son of Jakob Hassler, a prosperous watch manufacturer and a...

Kater, Henry (1777–1835), geodesist and metrologist

Julian Holland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Mathematics. 1497 words.

Kater, Henry (1777–1835), geodesist and metrologist, was born on 16 April 1777 in Bristol, the son of Henry Kater (d. 1795), a sugar baker of German descent, and his wife, Anne Collins....

Norwood, Richard (1590–1675), surveyor and mathematician

Sarah Bendall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Mathematics. 997 words.

Norwood, Richard (1590–1675), surveyor and mathematician, was born in October 1590 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, and baptized on 15 November 1590 at St Nicholas Church, Stevenage, the son of...