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Death Of Henry B. Parsons

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Parent Issue
Day
26
Month
August
Year
1885
Copyright
Public Domain
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Died, in Tucson, Arizona, August 21, 1885, Henry 15. Parsons, at the aee of 30 yêars. The inany friends of Mr. Parsons and his wife in Ann Arbor, can hardly be prepara] to receive sosoon thisgad intt-lli'reiicc. Tho progresa of pulmonary disease was already too far advanced to bestayed by the change of climate made last May. In the profession to which Mr. Parsons belongs, he is loved and csteemed by frieuds all over the United States, and all will unite in tendering tlieir lieartfelt synipathy to lils family, and in giving dcscrved honor to him for the distinguished services he has rendered. Mr. Parsons was a gradúate of the Pharraacy deparlment of the University, class of '76, and married one of Ann Arbor's popnlar yonng ladies, Miss Anna Taylor, daughter of Theodore Taylor, Esq. He was a native of Asiatic Turkey; had been assistant in the Chemical laboratory of the University; Analytical Chemist in the departinent of Agriculture, at Washington; an author of a series of papers on scientilic subjects that has been extensively quoted and circulated; and was elected one of the committee of 25 for the final Revisión of the U. S. Pharmacopoela, In 1880. He was a great student, and had his liealth been spared would have made for hiinself an extended name.