Quotes by Benjamin Silliman

About Benjamin Silliman:

Benjamin Silliman was an early American chemist and science educator. He was one of first American professors of science, at Yale College, the first person to distill petroleum in America, and a founder of the American Journal of Science, the oldest continuously published scientific journal in the United States.

Author Bio

  • NameBenjamin Silliman
  • Descriptionearly American chemist and science educator
  • AliasesBenjamin Silliman
  • BornAugust 8, 1779
  • DiedNovember 24, 1864
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionChemist