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CLAYPOLE, Edward Waller, educator, born in Ross, Herefordshire, England, 1 June, 1835. He received his education in England, taking his degrees at the University of London in 1862 and 1864. Later he came to the United States, and in 1873-'81 was professor of natural sciences in Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio; in 1881-'3 paleontologist with the geological survey of Pennsylvania; and in 1883-'6 professor of natural sciences m Buchtel College, Akron, Ohio. Prof. Claypole is a fellow of the Geological society of London and of the American association for the advancement of science, and has published numerous papers on geological subjects in technical journals.
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