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Botanist at harvard College.
m. May 4, 1848, Jane Lathrop Loring, of Boston.
Asa Gray, M.D., LL.D., the distinguished botanist. He was professor at Harvard; collected and left to the college an
invaluable herbarium. He was author of many scientific books and articles; Fellow and leader of the American Academy from 1841; he received many degrees and was
a member of many learned societies. (See
" Letters of Asa Gray," edited by Mrs. Jane L. Gray, Boston, 1894.) They lived in the Botanic Garden, Cambridge. Dr.
Gray died Jan. 3, 1888;
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