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Cooper, John Thomaslocked

  • Frank A. J. L. James


Cooper, John Thomas (1790–1854), chemist, was born on 29 June 1790 in Greenwich. He studied medicine and for a short while was a general practitioner, but, unable to cope with the anxiety and fatigue involved, turned to chemistry. He was married to Elizabeth (...

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