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Parker, Peter

(June 18, 1804–January 10, 1888). B. Framingham, Massachusetts; educ. Amherst (Massachusetts) Coll. and Yale Coll. and Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut; studied medicine; ABCFM med. miss. to China 1834; est. ophthalmic hosp. Canton 1835; secy. and interpreter to US legation to China 1844–55; returned to US; Am. commissioner, minister to China 1855–57; regent Smithsonian Institution 1868.


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