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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...
Joseph Henry (1797-1878, APS 1835), a physicist, was the first secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, a post he retained for over three decades. Henry was a leading experimental scientist whose contributions include several discoveries in the field of electromagnetics. He has been credited with the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph, among other things. Henry was born in 1797 in Albany, New York, the son of William Henry, a teamster, and his wife An...
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