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HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND
SANGAMON COUNTY Volume II - Biographical
Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, Publishers 1912
This biography was submitted by a researcher and are abstracted from the above named publication..
Errors could occur, so one should always verify the correctness by obtaining copies of vitals and performing all
necessary research to document what is contained herein.
CARVER, ALBERT, was educated in the public schools of Sangamon County, and was graduated from the Springfield High school in June, 1885. Four years later, he was graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign, with the degree of B.S. and was selected by the faculty as one of the class orators. He went to Europe in 1891, and spent a year in post-graduate work at the University of Berlin, Germany. Returning home, he conducted a chemical laboratory in Chicago where he did all kinds of work, as a manufacturing and analytical chemist, until elected to the position of professor of chemistry and physics in the Springfield High School in the fall of 1895. He served as Assistant Principal for three years, and at present is at the head of the department of physics.
On August 12th, 1896, Professor Carver was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth C. Payran, who was one of Springfield's most efficient teachers.
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