Rudolph August Witthaus Chemist

Rudolph August Witthaus (1846-1915) was an American toxicologist, born in New York City. He graduated from Columbia University in 1867, and from the medical department of New York University in 1875; studied in the Sorbonne and the College of France; and was professor of chemistry and toxicology at the universities of New York, Vermont, and Buffalo successively, and at Cornell (1898-1911). He acted as toxicological expert in several famous criminal cases. His publications include: With T. C. Becker he also edited Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Medicine, and Toxicology (second edition, four volumes, 1906-11), to which he contributed the introduction and volume iv.

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Date of birth
United States of America
Date of death
1915 at age of 69
Places lived
New York City , New York
pop. 8,405,837 (2013)


1. Columbia University Colleges/University

Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Today the university operates seven Columbia Global Centers overseas in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Santiago and Nairobi.

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Type Private university
2012. 8.2 bil. $
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116th Street and Broadway, 10027 - New York City, New York
2013. 8,365
2012. 7,814
2010. 7,950
2009. 7,693
2013. 18,568
2012. 18,657
2010. 17,258
2005. 19,672
Acceptance rate
2013. 7.0 %
2013. 6.89 %
2012. 7.4 %
2012. 7.42 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.8 K $
2012. 47.2 K $
2011. 45.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
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Cornell University
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