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Lucius Lee Hubbard
The Michigan Alumnus 298


Lucius Lee Hubbard, the new Regent of the University of Michigan, 
appointed by Governor Osborn to take
 the place he himself left vacant, was 
born at Cincinnati, Ohio, August 7, 
 1849, the son of Lucius Virgilius
 Hubbard and Annie Elizabeth Lee
 Hubbard. He was graduated from Harvard in 1872, receiving the degree of LL.D. from the Boston Law School 
in 1875. He also pursued post gradu
ate studies at the University of Bonn, 
Germany, receiving there the de
grees of A.M. and Ph.D. He was 
married September 29, 1875, to Fran
ces Johnson Lambard, at Augusta, 

Regent Hubbard has been
 instructor in mineralogy at the State 
Mining School at Houghton, was as
sistant state geologist of Michigan 
from 1891 to 1893, was state geologist 
from 1893 to 1899, and since that time 
has been connected with several of the
 copper mining companies of the Lake 
Superior region in the capacity of 
consulting geologist and general man-
ager. He has been very successful in 
predicting the location of copper veins, 
 and this success has given him high 
standing with the copper men of the
 Upper Peninsula. 

Besides various scientific papers, the 
new Regent is the author of "Hub-
bard's Guide to Moosehead Lake and
 Northern Maine" and "Woods and
 Lakes of Maine." He is a member of 
the American Institute of Mining En
gineers and of the Geological Society 
of America. His name appears in the 
two national biographical dictionaries, 
 American Men of Science and Who's
 Who in America. 

Dr. Hubbard will bring to his office 
in the University not only the benefits
 of his knowledge of affairs, but also
 a broad sympathy for the intellectual 
life, and a thorough understanding of 
the aims of higher education and research.