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Cousin of Famous Poet and Noted as a Scientist. INVENTOR OF THE RESPIRATOR Also First to Liquefy Nitrus Oxide -- Cadet at Virginia Military Institute at Time of Battle of Newmarket -- Mentioned for the Nobel Prize for Scientific Attainment in Chemistry.
The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Feb 3, 1914
Start Page: 16
Pages: 1

Prof. George Poe, a cousin of the poet Edgar Allan Poe, a noted scientist and inventor, who had been mentioned for the Nobel prize for scientific attainment, a former resident of Washington, died in Norfolk, Va., yesterday of general paralysis. Prof. Poe was in his sixty-eighth year.

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