Charles Follen Atkinson
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Charles Follen Atkinson (1844-1915) was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, and died in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1865, he graduated from Harvard University with a degree in chemistry from the Lawrence Scientific School. After graduation, he was set to embark on a career as a chemist but changed his plans and became a cotton merchant in Boston, a profession he continued until he retired in 1911. In 1881, Atkinson was appointed treasurer of and also served as a director of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, an association he would maintain until his passing, leaving a $10,000 bequest to the Society.
Charles Follen Atkinson
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Charles Follen Atkinson (1844-1915) was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, and died in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1865, he graduated from Harvard University with a degree in chemistry from the Lawrence Scientific School. After graduation, he was set to embark on a career as a chemist but changed his plans and became a cotton merchant in Boston, a profession he continued until he retired in 1911. In 1881, Atkinson was appointed treasurer of and also served as a director of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, an association he would maintain until his passing, leaving a $10,000 bequest to the Society.