ORLANDO WILLIAMS WIGHT
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An American biographer, editor, and translator; born at Centreville, N. Y., Feb. 19, 1824; died at Detroit, Mich., Oct. 19, 1888. A Universalist minister originally, he practiced medicine in Wisconsin, where he was appointed State geologist and surgeon-general in 1874; health commissioner of Milwaukee, 1878-80; later he was health officer of Detroit. He wrote "Lives and Letters of Abelard and Heloise" (new ed. 1861); "Maxims of Public Health" (1884); "People and Countries Visited" (1888), travels; edited "Philosophy of Sir William Hamilton" (1853); "Standard French Classics" (12 vols., 1859); "The Household Library" (18 vols., 1859); and translated Cousin's "History of Modern Philosophy" (1852, with F. W. Ricord); "Lectures on the True, the Beautiful, and the Good" (1854); Martin's "History of France" (1863, with Mary L. Booth).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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