Issachar Cozzens (1780 - 1865)

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Birthplace: Providence, RI, USA
Death: Died in Guttenberg, NJ, USA
Occupation: Geologist
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About Issachar Cozzens

Served in War of 1812

Leading Member of Tammany Hall - Treasurer at one point

Author of: http://books.google.com/books?id=4P8JAAAAIAAJ&dq=issachar+cozzens+geology&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=ejtMIrE-QJ&sig=-BiWFrjPlniprb_-l591V6CVNII&hl=en&ei=yy1SS6C7AciXtgflnP2oCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false

THE LYCEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY.

This institution was established in 1818, for the purpose of cultivating and

encouraging the study of natural science. No other similar association in the

United States, has labored more successfully in this department of knowledge.

It possesses a valuable library, and an extensive museum of specimens in natu-

ral history, collected from all parts of the world, embracing the departments of

Mineralogy, Geology, Botanj', Zoology, &c. These are contained in a spacious

building erected by the society, on Broadway, (n«ar Prince -street,) where

public lectures are also given.

The present officers of this institution are the following:

Joseph Delafield, President.

John Augustine Smith, M.D., and Abraham Halsey, Vice-Presidents.

John H. Redfield, Cor. Secretary. Robert H. Browne, Rec. Secretary.

John C, Jay, M.D. Treasurer. Issachar Cozzens, Librarian.

Anniversary Orator for 1843, Prof. John W. Draper, I\I.D.

--from NY State Register 1843

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Issachar Cozzens Jr.'s Timeline

1780
August 21, 1780
Providence, RI, USA
1810
April 14, 1810
Age 29
1811
1811
Age 30
1814
1814
Age 33
1816
1816
Age 35
1819
1819
Age 38
1824
1824
Age 43
1865
April 17, 1865
Age 84
Guttenberg, NJ, USA