Benjamin Eli Smith

Benjamin Eli Smith (HMYZP)

Location: New Haven, CT 06511 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 18.909', W 72° 55.726'

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Benjamin Eli Smith AM LHD
Editor of the
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
By his plan and under his direction work upon the Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia was begun in 1882 refusing then the title of Editor he was authorized to engage Prof. William Dwight Whitney to fill that position and as Managing Editor until 1894 contributed largely to the actual definition of words therafter as Editor-in-chief he completed enlarged and twicw revised the work.
Born Feb. 7, 1857 in Beirut Syria
Died Feb. 24, 1913 in New Rochelle N.Y.
Son of
Eli and Mehitable Simpkins Butler Smith
Humanist and Philosopher a delightful American he gave to his work and to service the devotion of a fine and versatile life
and in loving memory of his wife
Cornelia Gray Shelton
Born Aug. 20, 1853 in Birmingham, Conn.
Died May 6, 1936 in New Haven, Conn.
Daughter of
George Wellington and Margaret Gray
Atwood Shelton
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673366 N 4575811
Decimal Degrees41.31515000, -72.92876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 18.909', W 72° 55.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 18' 54.54" N, 72° 55' 43.56" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 79-85 Ashmun St, New Haven CT 06511, US
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