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Smith, Alexander

(1865–1922) physical chemist, educator; born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He emigrated to the United States in 1894 and became affiliated with the department of chemistry at the University of Chicago (1894–1911). During that period, he did important studies on sulphur and on the formation of solid and liquid forms of sulphur. He also developed methods of measuring vapor pressure at high temperatures. He was head of the chemistry department at Columbia University (1911–19).
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To be sure I had passed through what I may call a paroxysm of Alexander Smith, a poet deeply unknown to the present generation, but then acclaimed immortal by all the critics, and put with Shakespeare, who must be a good deal astonished from time to time in his Elysian quiet by the companionship thrust upon him.
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The Boys' Brigade was founded by William Alexander Smith in Glasgow in 1883 and has more than 750,000 members across the world.
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The haughty director/performer Chris (Evan Alexander Smith) then delivers a hopeful pre-curtain speech before diving into the showy role of the inquisitive Inspector Carter.
The Boys' Brigade was founded by Sir William Alexander Smith on October 4, 1883, in a bid to encourage "Christian manliness" through the use of discipline and order, among other things.
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