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George Palmer Williams

George Palmer Williams

Years at Michigan: 1841 - 1881
Literature, Science, and the Arts
| Mathematics | Physics |
Professor of Physics, Mathematics and Languages
Principal of U of M Oakland and Pontiac Branches
Chair of Mathematics and Physics

Professor Emeritus

Faculty Member Resources

September 1, 1881
Regents' Proceedings
October 1, 1905
The Michigan Alumnus
January 1, 1906
Hinsdale and Demmon, History of the University of Michigan