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Alfred Langdon Elwyn

philanthropist

Alfred Langdon Elwyn, American philanthropist. member Pennsylvania Agricultural Society.

Background

Elwyn, Alfred Langdon was born on July 9, 1804 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Langdon) Elwyn.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1823. M. D.; University of Pennsylvania, 1831.

Career

President and philanthropic contributor to Pennsylvania Agricultural Society. School for Feeble-Minded Children, Society for Prevention Cruelty to Animals. Member Pennsylvania Agricultural Society.

An early lexicographer. Author: (poem) Bonaparte. A Glossary of Supposed Americanisms, 1859.

Editor: Papers Relating to Public Events in Masschusetts Preceding the American Revolution.

Works

  • Author: (poem) Bonaparte. A Glossary of Supposed Americanisms, 1859. Editor: Papers Relating to Public Events in Masschusetts Preceding the American Revolution.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Agricultural Society.

Connections

Married Mary Middleton Mease, 1832, 2 children including Mary Middleton.

father:
Thomas Elwyn

mother:
Elizabeth (Langdon) Elwyn

spouse:
Mary Middleton Mease