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Asa Lansford Foster

Born: Aug 19, 1798

Death: Jan 9, 1868

Nationality: United States

Asa Lansford Foster

Date of Birth : Aug 19, 1798
Date of Death : Jan 9, 1868

Asa Lansford Foster was a Pennsylvanian geologist, merchant, and coal mine owner. He was also a geologist, mining engineer, and publisher and was one of the pioneers of the anthracite industry. He was a native of Massachusetts but immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1818. Foster married Louisa Trott Chapman.

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