Aug. 5, 1865, Sailed for England, traveled a short time, then went to Germany
and entered Berlin University, to study Mathematics, Astronomy, and Physics.
1865-68, Studied in Universities of Berlin and Heidelberg.
1868, Ph.D. Heidelberg University. Vacations were spent in traveling
through Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy and Austria.
1868-9, Teacher of Mathematics in Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass.
1870, Professor of Natural Sciences, Genesee College, Lima, N.Y.
1871, Teacher and Acting Principal, Providence Conference Seminary, East
1871-83, Teacher of Mathematics in Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass.
Elected President of Albert College, Canada, but decided not to accept.
1884, Elected to a position in South Dakota Agricultural College when first
1890, Elected Professor of Mathematics in same.
1895, Vice President in same. Director and Lecturer for Farmers'
Institutes for several years.
1874, Published a Geometry, and "Elements of Modern Geometry,"
which was used in many leading colleges. It was the first departure from
the old forms of geometry.
At present engaged in looking after real estate in the Dakotas and Minnesota.
Married, July 19, 1871, Miss Carrie E. Houghton, of Bennington, Vt.
Children: Edward C., born Sept. 9, 1874.
Florence H., born June 24, 1881.
C. Louise, born Dec. 4, 1882.
Address: Brookings, South Dakota.
Source: History of Class
of 1865 Wesleyan University, Fortieth Reunion, Middletown
Connecticut, June 27, 1905.