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Bohrer, Charles J., 1855-1918



  • Existence: 1855 - 1918

Biographical Information

Charles John Bohrer graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1876, the only member of his graduating class and second ever graduate from the university. In 1878 he was granted a degree of Analytical Chemist. His thesis entitled “Beer and Its Physiological Effects” was the first thesis accepted by Purdue University. Bohrer later moved to Winthrop Beach, Massachusetts. He died February 20, 1918.

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Charles J. Bohrer thesis

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 279
Scope and Contents The Charles J. Bohrer thesis (1876; 0.20 cubic feet) titled "Beer and Its Physiological Effects" was the capstone document of Bohrer’s undergraduate career.  This forty page thesis is all hand written on one side of lined paper.  It is organized into one series entitled the Charles J. Bohrer thesis.  The thesis is housed in nine acid free folders.  This thesis would be important to any researcher studying the history of Purdue University.  It would also be valuable to any researcher studying...
Dates: 1876