His mother, who passed away in 1992, came within six hours of getting her Masters degree. She instilled a love of reading to her children. David is the middle of an older brother and a younger sister. David started to exhibit signs of depression at age fourteen. This landed him in a mental hospital when he was sixteen years old.
I am 28 years old, married to my husband Matt, and I have wanted to become a dental hygienist for a few years now. At the age of 18, I started working as an instrument sterilizer at an orthodontist office in 2006. After a few months my employer gave me the opportunity of furthering my career by sending me to the Maryland State Dental Association in Maryland. I took a few classes and gained my radiology and my expanded functions certification. I was trained to take panoramic and cephalometric x-rays.
Danbar got an education from Harvard and was the minister at Sherman’s Congregational Church. Sherman became a member of the Congregational Church in 1742, where he later became a Deacon At twenty years old, after the death of their father two years before, he and his brother opened the town’s first store in New Haven, Connecticut. Sherman wrote and published the town’s popular Almanac from 1750-1761. Also during that time period, he served as a representative in the colonial legislature and held the offices. In 1761 Sherman quit his law practices, moved to New Haven, and became the treasurer and benefactor of Yale.
In 1902, she graduated with a bachelors degree in biology from the University of Montana. Following after her mother, she then temporarily worked for one year as a schoolteacher in addition,Rankin then tried several more occupations including seamstress. However, in 1908, she thought she had found her calling and moved to New York, where she studied
Verschuer was a leading scientist known for his work with twin research. Six years later, Mengele went to work at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Genetics, and Eugenics. This facility was interestingly funded by the Rockefeller Foundation located in the United States, “which, according to historian Paul Weindling, ‘intervened from 1922 to save German medical sciences’” (Rubenfeld 2). Mengele was promoted to the rank of Schutzstaffel (SS), or Nazi Police, captain in April 1943, and soon after, he was transferred to Auschwitz in late May 1943 where he continued his twin studies. The euthanasia program was the fulcrum for the Holocaust.
He was the son of a North Carolina farmer and surveyor, James Knox Polk was ten years old when his family crossed the Appalachian Mountains. Growing up on the Tennessee frontier, he inherited his neighbors’ work ethic, resourcefulness, and democratic ideals(JamesPolk.com). James K. Polk then started to learn the work ethics. His mom soon, then began to teach them home schooling. After just two and a half years of formal schooling in Tennessee, Polk was admitted to the University of North Carolina as a sophomore, after he had graduated, he was determined to become a lawyer in Tennessee(biography.com).
Edward Miner Gallaudet (1837-1917) Edward Miner Gallaudet was born on February, 5, 1837 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was the youngest of eight children to Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Sophia Fowler. Edward and his family are known for their efforts in the education for the deaf in the United States. In some cases their efforts were seen as actions of lunatics because popular belief was that all deaf people could never be as smart as hearing people. Following his father’s footsteps, Edward Miner Gallaudet worked as an educator and administrator for the first higher institute for higher education deaf, Gallaudet University, which he helped established and named in honor of his father.
Joplin had 5 siblings, Monroe, Robert, Rose, William, and Johnny. He was the second oldest out of six. Joplin wasn’t able to go to school until he was ten years old. Joplin traveled to many places and went to Lincoln High School in Sedalia, Missouri. Things changed for Joplin when his father left the family leaving his mother to raise six kids on her own.
Puritan Literature In the Puritan faith you are believed to be the chosen ones or the special people. Anne Bradstreet was notable American poet, man or women. She was born in England, and got married at the age of sixteen, then two years later she sailed to Massachusetts. Jonathan Edwards was born in East windsor and he was extremely smart, by the age of twelve he had just entered in what is now Yale University. After his education he became a Puritan minister then after he became a church pastor after his grandfather died.
In the dictionary, honor is defined as “high respect”. To me, honor is when somebody does something to better the lives of the people around them and they get, like the dictionary states, respect for their achievement. I think a very honorable scientist is a man known as “The father of modern genetics”, Gregor Mendel. Gregor Mendel was born in 1822 on his family’s farm in what is now the Czech Republic. He spent his early years on the farm until age 11 when a schoolmaster who was taken by his proclivity for learning recommended that he be sent to a school in Troppau to continue his education.
For my Black scientist essay, I have chosen Theodore Kenneth Lawless. He is known as a dermatologist, physician,and philanthropist; and for his great knowledge. He was born on December 06, 1892 at Thibodaux, LA and died on May 01, 1971 at Chicago, IL. Once during his childhood, he had helped a Jewish peddler by explaining an information to him. After that was happening the Jewish peddler decided to help and be kind to Mr. Lawless and his family.
Gertrude B. Elion born January 23, 1918 was the daughter of immigrant parents from Lithuania. Her father became a dentist after moving to New York where she grew up. Gertrude had an amazing career starting at the very young age of 15 after her grandfather died of cancer. Gertrude wanted to help find a cure for cancer and her grandfather was her main motivation. Attending Hunter College, Gertrude graduate at the very young age of 19 with the highest of honors.
Dr. Jane C. Wright Dr. Jane C. Wright was born on November 30, 1919 in Manhattan to parents Corrine, a public-school teacher and Louis T. Wright, a graduate of Meharry Medical College and one of the first African American graduates from Harvard Medical School. She attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, from which she graduated in 1938. Wright went on to graduate with an art degree from Smith College in 1942 and then graduated with honors, with a medical degree from New York Medical College 1945. After medical school, she did residencies at Bellevue Hospital (1945-46) and Harlem Hospital (1947-1948), completing her tenure at Harlem Hospital as chief resident. In 1949 she joined her father in research at the Harlem Hospital Cancer Research Center, which he had founded, succeeding him as director when he died in 1952.
Yet, in the midst of her recovery, Gary’s father was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Unlike Gary’s mother, his father would lose his fight to cancer in the days before the passage of the Affordable Care Act. After this somber time, Gary picked himself up and returned back to school to became the first member of his family to earn a college diploma. With his best friend and future wife Bridget, Gary relocated to Plymouth to explore the possibility of becoming a full-time teacher by working as a substitute teacher. Gary wound up subbing in every public school in Canton, Plymouth, and Northville.
Janet Yellen is the first woman chair of the board of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946 to Jewish parents Anne and Julius Yellen. Her father, who had grown up on the lower east side, the son of immigrants from Poland, was a family doctor. He went to medical school abroad because he could not get into medical school in the United States due to the quotas put on the number of Jewish people who could be accepted to medical school. Her mother grew up in Brooklyn and was an elementary-school teacher.