George William Featherstonehaugh

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George William Featherstonehaugh

Birthdate: (86)
Death: 1866 (86)
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Son of George Featherstonehaugh and Dorothy Featherstonehaugh
Husband of Sarah Featherstonehaugh
Father of George William Featherstonehaugh, Jr.

Managed by: James Duane Pell Bishop III
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About George William Featherstonehaugh

George William Featherstonhaugh FRS /ˈfænˌʃɔː/ (London, 9 April 1780 – Le Havre, 28 September 1866) was a British-American geologist and geographer. He was one of the proposers of the Albany and Schenectady Railroad and was the first geologist to the US government. He surveyed portions of the Louisiana Purchase for the US Government.

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