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FRISTOE, Edward T., educator, born in Rappahannock County, Virginia, 16 December 1830. He was graduated at the Virginia military institute in 1849, and, after spending three years in teaching, was graduated at the University of Virginia in 1855 with the degree of A.M. While yet an undergraduate he was elected to the chair of mathematics in Columbian University in Washington, D. C., where he remained until 1860, when he was called to the professorship of mathematics and astronomy in the State University of Missouri. Two years later he entered the Confederate army as assistant adjutant general, ranking as captain, and subsequently became colonel in the cavalry, serving under General Sterling Price. In 1865 he returned to Columbian• University as professor of chemistry, becoming also, in 1871, occupant of a similar chair in the National medical College, and in 1844 dean of the Corcoran scientific school of the Columbian University in Washington, D.C. From 1872 till 1884 he was professor of chemistry of the National College of pharmacy in Washington. In 1868 he received the degree of LL.D. from William Jewell College, and in 1872 the degree of doctor of pharmacy from the National College of pharmacy. Professor Fristoe has published scientific addresses.
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