Benjamin Silliman

Silliman around 1850 Benjamin Silliman (August 8, 1779 – November 24, 1864) was an early American chemist and science educator. He was one of the first American professors of science, at Yale College, the first person to distill petroleum in America, and a founder of the ''American Journal of Science'', the oldest continuously published scientific journal in the United States. Provided by Wikipedia
Author: Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.
Published 1822
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