Men of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries

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Thompson Cooper
G. Routledge and sons, 1875 - Biography - 1054 pages
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Page 452 - Liberals to power in 1880 he was appointed President of the Board of Trade, with a seat in the cabinet.
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Page 530 - December 17th, 1799. He became Professor of Mathematics in the Albany Academy in 1826; Professor of Natural Philosophy in the College of New Jersey, at Princeton, in 1832; and was elected the first Secretary and Director of the Smithsonian Institution in 1846.
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