(1821-1890)Chemist, industrialist, inventor, and Civil War officer. In 1852 he developed a process for extracting white zinc oxide directly from zinc ore. In 1853 he founded the Lehigh Zinc Co., with a plant here, pioneering the manufacture of zinc spelter and zinc sheet.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 468169 N 4495821|
|Decimal Degrees||40.61260000, -75.37628333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 36.756', W 75° 22.577'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 36' 45.36" N, 75° 22' 34.62" W|
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|Area Code(s)||484, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 Columbia St, Bethlehem PA 18015, US|
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