John Dalton Obituary

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By Kailey Schneider
He was a very successful chemist and Physician. He is remembered as one of the fathers of modern physical science. Throughout his life he created many essays, articles and books on Color Blindness, The Atomic Theory, The Molecular Theory and New System of Chemical Philosophy. John Dalton is best known for his pioneering work in the development of modern atomic theory, and his research into color blindness. He devoted his life to teaching, research, and practicing his faith. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family. His parents were Deborah Greenup and Joseph Dalton. He had an older brother that was seven years older then him and older sister that was 2 years older then him. He had a long, happy successful life with Physics and chemistry, and he will be missed. .

John Dalton was born on September 6th 1766 in Eaglesfeild, Cumberland, England. He died on July 1844 in Mancs at the age of 77 years old. He suffered from a paralytic stroke, which soon lead to his death. He suffered from his first stroke in 1837, and a second in 1838 left him with a speech impediment, though he remained able to conduct experiments. His last stroke was the cause of his death, he was found by his attendant on a hot summers day.

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