Biography of Prof. J. F. McGragory
Madison County, NY Biographies





McGregory, J. F., A. M., F. C. S., p. o. Hamilton, was born at Wilbraham, Mass., a son of Joseph and Emeline (Fuller) McGregory. He was prepared for college at the Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, and then entered Amherst College, from which he was graduated in the class of 1880. The years 1880 to 1881, and 1883 to 1884 he passed in Germany, taking post graduate courses at Goettingen. He has since spent two semesters at Heidelberg. the winter of 1890-91 and the summer of 1896. From 1881 to 1883 he taught chemistry in Amherst College. In 1884 he came to Colgate University as professor of chemistry and mineralogy and has since held that position. Prof. MeGregory is a prominent Mason; a member of the Blue Lodge and Chapter at Hamilton; of the Utica Council; of the Norwich Commandery and of the Order of Veiled Prophets. His college fraternity is the Delta Upsilon. He is a member of the American, the London and the German Chemical Societies, and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1883 he was married to Miss Emma Hodgkins of Amherst. Mass.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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