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This week's Featured Web Page is a short biography of Dr. Lewis Feuchtwanger from the site of The Mineralogical Record.

Lewis Feuchtwanger Lewis Feuchtwanger

Lewis Feuchtwanger, prominent New York chemist and mineral collector, was born in Furth, Bavaria on January 11, 1805, the son of a mineralogist. He inherited his father's taste for the natural sciences, and devoted special attention to them during his medical studies at the University of Jena. He received his doctor's degree there in 1827, and emigrated to the United States in 1829, settling in New York, where he opened the first German pharmacy. He also practiced medicine, and was particularly active during the cholera epidemic of 1832.

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