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Wallace C. Sabine

Dean of Lawrence Scientific School

Centurion, 1907–1919

Full Name Wallace Clement Ware Sabine

Born 13 June 1868 in Richwood, Ohio

Died 10 January 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts

Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Proposed by Edmund L. Zalinski and William Rutherford Mead

Elected 6 April 1907 at age thirty-eight

Century Memorial

On the very eve of this annual meeting of the Century comes the news of the death of Wallace Clement Sabine, whose own contribution to the war could be imagined by all who listened to his address on “Aviation and the War” to the Club members, just a year ago. Professor Sabine had been head of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard University during many years. It was his instinctive act to place his knowledge and experience at the service of the Government’s Aircraft Board when his country went to war.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1919 Century Association Yearbook