in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Botany. 1562 words.
Schweinitz, Lewis David von (13 February 1780–08 February 1834), Moravian clergyman and botanist, was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the eldest son of Hans Christian Alexander von...