PROF. HUNTER PENDLETON, teacher of natural sciences in Bethany college, was born in Louisa county, Va., on the 22nd of January, 1858, son of D. H. and Julia (Huneter) Pendleton. When young he lived with his grandfather on a farm, received his early educational training in private institutions of learning and later became a student of the University of Virginia, where he graduated with the degree of A. M. in 1881. After this he taught for some time and subsequently re-entered the university and took one year's work in the natural sciences. He then went to Europe and pursued his studies in the University of Goetingen, from which he received the degree of Ph. D. Returning to America he accepted a position as teacher of chemistry in Tufts college, near the city of Boston, and after spending some time in that institution, became a member of the faculty of Bethany college, where he takes high rank as teacher of the natural sciences.
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