Stephen Moulton Babcock

Stephen Moulton Babcock (HM1D0E)

Location: McFarland, WI 53558 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 0.616', W 89° 18.271'

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1843 - 1931

Stephen Moulton Babcock came to the University of Wisconsin faculty in 1887 and remained until his death in 1931. His life was filled with a great eagerness to know and a persistent desire to serve. He is best known for the perfection of the butterfat test which bears his name. Yet great as was this development, it likely was far surpassed in significance to mankind by the solid foundation he laid for invaluable research by himself and others in the field of animal nutrition. This has repeatedly shown the importance of certain vitamins in animal and human diets. Professor Babcock won high rank among Wisconsin's and the nation's great scientists.
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HM NumberHM1D0E
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series, and the Wisconsin: Dane County Historical Society series.
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Marker Number125
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe Dane County Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 312190 N 4764532
Decimal Degrees43.01026667, -89.30451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 0.616', W 89° 18.271'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 0' 36.96" N, 89° 18' 16.26" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6214 US-51, McFarland WI 53558, US
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