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POWER, Frederick Belding, chemist, born in Hudson, New York, 4 March, 1853. He was graduated at the Philadelphia college of pharmacy in 1874, and then studied at Strasburg, receiving the degree of Ph.D. in 1880, and serving in 1879-'80 as assistant to the professor of materia medica. In 1881-'3 he was professor of analytical chemistry at Philadelphia college of pharmacy, and he then was called to the chair of pharmacy and materia medica in the University of Wisconsin, with charge of the newly established department of pharmacy. Dr. Power is a fellow of the American association for the advancement of science, and a member of the chemical society of Berlin, and other scientific associations. Besides writing chemical papers in professional journals, he was associated in the authorship of" Manual of Chemical Analysis" (Philadelphia, 1883); translated and edited Fliickiger's " Cinchona Barks " (1884), and an American edition of Fltickiger's and Tschich's " Principles of Pharmacognosy " (New York, 1887) ; and has now (1888) in preparation an American edition of Flhckiger's " Pharmaceutical Chemistry."
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