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John Alfred Brashear

Scanned portrait of John Brashear (detail). John Alfred Brashear.

Dates

  • Born: Brownsville (Fayette County), Pennsylvania. 24 November 1840.
  • Died: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 8 April 1920.
  • Buried: Allegheny Observatory (with his wife, Phoebe Stewart Brashear).

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