Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 317 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY. 313~~~~_
ceutical association, in Texas in 1879, and
it is now a very large association, having almost
every pharmacist of the State as a member.
Of this association he was elected the
first president. He was the editor of the first
drug journal in the State. This talented and
brilliant young scientist is a graduate of the St.
Louis (Missouri) College of Pharmacy, receiving,
in 1874, the degree of Ph. G.
His eminence and superior qualifications as
a chemist has been recognized by the greatest
chemists of Europe and America in his being
elected a Fellow of the Royal Chemical Society
of England, and a member of the American
Pharmaceutical Association. The pharmacists
of Texas have honored him. He was
sent as representative of the Texas State
Pharmaceutic Association to the American
Pharmaceutic Association at Old Point Comfort,
Virginia. in 1890. Lately he was
selected by the American Pharmaceutic Association
as one of the representatives of the
Southern States in the section of pharmacy
at the American Medical Association which
convenes in Detroit, Michigan, in the coming
fall. He will be director of the Chemical
Laboratory, and will fill the chair of
chemistry in this college.
With such men as Dr. Connor to fill the
other-chairs, this college will be a great institution
for Texas. The charter provides
for the location of this college to be in Dallas,
and Doctor Connor, assisted by the affable,
congenial and talented Dr. H. D. Rice, a
druggist, who is at present engaged in Dr.
Connor's drug store, at the corner of Elm
and Harwood streets, is making preparations
to open this college at an early date. The
course of study will embrace chemistry, pharmacy,
Inateria medica and microscopic botany.
TIE PRESS-THE DALLAS NEWS.
In 1842 A. H. Belo
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/317/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.