Chapman, Edward John

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Born in Kent, England
Educated in France and Germany; PhD Göttingen University 1862; LLD Queen’s 1867.
Served in the French army in a campaign in Algiers, became a civil engineer

Appointed to University of London as a mineralogist

Appointed to new University College Chair in Minerology and Geology (1853-1889); then joined School of Practical Science (retiring in 1895 and returning to England)

Zeller, Suzanne. ‘Edward John Chapman,’ Dictionary of Canadian Biography, XIII (1901-1910) 185