William Barton Rogers American scientist founder of MIT

William Barton Rogers is a 77 years old American scientist founder of MIT from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. William Barton Rogers was born on December 07, 1804 (died on May 30, 1882, he was 77 years old) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

William Barton Rogers

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Biography

Barton Rogers was a geologist physicist and educator. He is best known for setting down the founding principles for advocating for and finally obtaining the incorporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1861. The university opened in 1865 after the American Civil War. Mount Rogers the highest peak in Virginia is named after him.
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Is William Barton Rogers still alive?

No, he died on 05/30/1882, 140 years ago. He was 77 years old when he died. He died in Boston

Family

Siblings

William Barton Rogers had 3 siblings. United States geologist Henry (3 years younger) , American chemist Robert (8 years younger) , and American chemist James (2 years older)

Education

He graduated from University Of Virginia and College Of William & Mary

What was William's zodiac sign?

William Barton Rogers zodiac sign was sagittarius.

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