The New International Encyclopædia/Maisch, John Michael

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MAISCH, māsh, John Michael (1831—). An American pharmacist, born in Hanau, Germany. He was educated in his native town, and came to the United States in 1849. In 1861 he was appointed professor of materia medica in the New York College of Pharmacy, and later of materia medica and botany at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. He became editor of the American Journal of Pharmacy; assisted in the preparation of Griffith's Universal Formula (3d ed. 1874); with Stillé, edited the National Dispensatory (4th ed. 1879-86), and Manual of Organic Materia Medica (3d ed. 1882-87).