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Alexander Gleason

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Alexander Gleason
Alex Gleason - frontis.jpg
As pictured in "Is the Bible from Heaven?" (1893)
Born 28 November 1827(1827-11-28)
New York
Died 13 March 1909 (81)
Darien Town, New York
Occupation(s) Machinist
Nationality American
Religion Seventh-Day Adventist
Spouse(s) Phoebe [Gleason]

Alexander Gleason (November 28, 1827 - March 13, 1909) was an American machinist and civil engineer, a proponent in his later years of Flat Earth theory, and in particular noted for his New Standard Map of the World (1892).

Selected Bibliography

Selected Patents

  • US 497917A, Gleason, Alexander, "Time Chart", published 1893-05-23, assigned to Buffalo Electrotype and Engraving Co. 

Gleason's New Standard Map of the World

Or, more fully: Gleason's New Standard Map of the World: on the Projection of J. S. Christopher, Modern College, Blackheath, England; Scientifically and Practically Correct; As 'It Is'. (Longitude and Time Calculator; Patent Allowed, November 15, 1892. Applications made in: England, Canada, France, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Austria. Published by the Buffalo Electrotype and Engraving Co., Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A.)