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Lieber, Oscar Montgomery 1830-

Geologist; born in Boston, Mass., Sept. 8, 1830; son of Francis Lieber. Educated at the best German universities, he reached a high place as a writer on geology, chemistry, and kindred subjects, and at the age of

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twenty was State Geologist of Mississippi. In 1854-55 he was engaged in a geological survey of Alabama, and from 1856 to 1860 held the post of mineralogical, geological, and agricultural surveyor of South Carolina. Serving in the Confederate army, he died of wounds received in the battle of Williamsburg, in Richmond, Va., June 27, 1862.

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