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Percival Lowell

Percival LowellBorn: 13-Mar-1855
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 12-Nov-1916
Location of death: Flagstaff, AZ
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronomer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Predicted existence of planet Pluto

Father: Augustus Lowell (b. 1830, d. 1901)
Mother: Katharine Bigelow
Brother: A. Lawrence Lowell (President of Harvard, b. 1-Jan-1856, d. 6-Jan-1943)
Sister: Amy Lowell (poet, b. 9-Feb-1874, d. 12-May-1925)
Wife: Constance Savage Keith (b. 31-Oct-1863, m. 1908, d. 25-Sep-1954)

    University: BA Mathematics, Harvard University (1876)

Author of books:
Chosön: The Land of the Morning Calm (1886)
The Soul of the Far East (1888)
Noto (1891)
Occult Japan (1895)
Mars (1895)
Mars and Its Canals (1906)
Mars as the Abode of Life (1908)


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