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Samuel Allan Lattimore
Samuel Allan Lattimore, Ph. D., LL. D., was a man endeared
by his personal character to all those who knew him during his
long connection with the university, and, as one of Rochesters
leading educators and scientists, known and honored throughout
the country. NVhen he died on the morning of February l7, l9l3,
he was mourned by many friends and admirers whose love and
esteem for him was expressed in the number of letters of sympathy
received from all parts.
Since his retirement in l9OS Dr. Lattimore had been Emeritus
Professor of Chemistry, and for forty-one years before that, as Pro-
fessor of Chemistry, had been in active service for the University
of Rochester. Graduated from DePauw University in l850 he
taught and studied for several years more, and finally accepted
the call of the University of Rochester in 1867, taking charge of the
department of chemistry. Largely through his efforts the study of
this and the other physical sciences by the modern laboratory method
was introduced and developed in the university. But his worth was
not limited to his held of instruction alone, for both by his personal
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Dr. Lattimore's activities outside the college were numerous. it ,'i,,'
lpxi and he was interested in some of the most important charitable
and public organizations in the city. He was one of the organizers
of the VVestern New York Institute for Deaf Mutes, a charter
member of the Board of Trustees of the Mechanics Institute, and
one of the first members of the governing board of Reynolds
Library and later its president. One of the organizers of the Roch-
ester Microscopical Society, he became a member of the Rochester
Academy of Science when the two organizations became one, he
was a member of the American Chemical Society since its founding
i and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of
Science for years. His ability as a chemist was widely recognized, if
f and his services werein demand not only for commercial Work, but
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iii But not only for pre-eminence in his profession and his varied
activities will Dr. Lattimore be remembered. His was a rare com- Si
bination of the liner traits of character, and no one connected with t
ig" the university was personally more popular. His ever-enduring
spirit of courtesy, kindliness, generosity, and cheer will live.
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