1865, Preached at Grace Church, Boston, Mass.
1866 to 1867, Studied in Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University.
1867, Ph.D., Yale University.
1867 to 1884, Professor of Geology and Natural History in Wesleyan
1867 to 1868, On leave of absence. Traveled in Europe, and studied in
University of Berlin.
1869, Joined New England Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church.
1873, One of the editors of the Alumni Record of Wesleyan University.
1873, 1874, Spent summer vacations in zoological work with United States Fish
1876, 1877, Spent part of the winter in Bermuda in geological and zoological
1881, Traveled in Europe during the summer vacation.
1884, Published "The Geology of Bermuda" (Bulletin of national
Museum, No. 25).
1884, Traveled in Europe during the summer.
1884 to the present time, Professor of Geology in Wesleyan University.
1884 to 1891, Member of Middletown Board of Education.
1885 to 1891, President of same.
1886, LL.D., Syracuse University.
1889, Published "Science Teaching in the Schools" (D.C. Heath &
1891, Visited the Yellowstone National Park and other parts of the Rocky
Mountain region, with an excursion party of the International Congress of
1891, President of American Society of Naturalists.
1891, 1892, Assistant Geologist U.S. Geological Survey. Spent much of
two summer vacations in the study of the Connecticut Triassic.
1892 to 1893, On leave of absence. Traveled in Europe, and studied in
the Universities of Berlin and Munich.
1894, Published "Twenty five Years of Scientific Progress," and
other essays (T. Y. Crowell & Company).
1896 to the present time, Chairman of Board of Examiners, New York East
1897, Edited fifth edition of Dana's Text Book of Geology.
1897 to 1900, Lecturer on the Relations of Religion and Science, Hamilton
Theological Seminary, Colgate University.
1900, Traveled in France, with excursion parties of the International
Congress of Geologists.
1902 to 1905, President of Connecticut Council of education.
1903, Published "Christian Faith in an Age of Science" (A. C.
Armstrong & Son).
1903 to present time, Superintendent State Geological and Natural History
Survey of Connecticut.
1904, visited the Grand Cañon of the Colorado and Mexico, with an excursion
party of the International Geographic Congress.
1905-1906, Vice President and Chairman of Geological Section of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science.
Author of numerous articles in scientific, religious and educational
Married, April 12, 1870, Elizabeth Wing Crowell, daughter of Loranus Crowell,
for man years a member of the New England Conference.
Children: Edward Loranus, born March 18, 1871; graduated from Wesleyan
University, 1892; now Professor of Zoology in Ohio Wesleyan University.
Charles William, born Sept. 19, 1879; died June 30, 1882.
Address: Middletown, Conn.
Source: History of Class
of 1865 Wesleyan University, Fortieth Reunion, Middletown
Connecticut, June 27, 1905.