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John Michels

fl. 1870–94

English-born American microscopist and journalist. Member of the Quekett Microscopical Club, 1870. Emigrated to the United States in 1871; became an American citizen in 1886. Founder of Science; editor, 1880–2. Member of the American Society of Microscopists, 1891–4. Chief microscopist, Bureau of Animal Industry, Chicago, by 1891.

Sources

Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club 2 (1870): 89

Kohlstedt 1980

Proceedings of the American Society of Microscopists 13 (1891): 59, 216 and 15 (1894): 254

U.S. naturalization record indexes, 1791–1992 (Ancestry.com, accessed 13 May 2016)

Bibliography

Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory. 1980. Science: the struggle for survival, 1880 to 1894. Science n.s. 209: 33–42.

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