Whitney, William Dwight ♂
Born 5.2.1827 son of Joseph Dwight Whitney, businessman and banker, Northampton, Mass. [Northampton, Massachusetts] and Sarah Whitson.
Studied William College and Yale University.
Professor of Sanskrit, Yale University from 1854 and also of philology from 1869. Linguist, Sanskrit scholar and lexicographer. [University professor]
Died at New Haven, Conn. [Conneticut, U.S.A.] 7.6.1894.
- American national biography