Student report on the heredity of longevity, example 1
Circa 1923
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American Philosophical Society, ERO, MSC77
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Student report on the heredity of longevity, example 1

A: 077-2 H.P. Pearl The trait selected is longevity. My great grandfather lived to be nearly one hundred, and several of his brothers I understand also lived past ninety. My grandfather lived to within one day of ninety and two of his brothers nearly equaled it. The third brother was killed while young. My father is 776 and still able to take 20 mile hikes. The male side of the family has inherited this trait, 60 being a maximum for the female side. (diagram) H.P. Pearl 16 Cliff St. Burlington, Vt. (stamped) W.S. Monroe V. O. 3 SEP 23 1923

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