The Coppell Times
by Adi Chintalapudi on Edward Alexander Bouchet
Edward Bouchet's early childhood
Edward Bouchet was born in his house on September 15th 1852 in New Haven, Connecticut in the United States of America to his parents William and Susan Bouchet. He grew up in New Haven where only three schools in New Haven open to black children. Bouchet was enrolled in a school with only one teacher.
Edward Bouchet's family
Edward Bouchet's Proffessional life
Edward Bouchet could not find a major university teaching job due to Discrimination so Bouchet taught physics for twenty-six years at the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia, PA. He also taught at Quaker institution which had earned a reputation for high academic standards. Edward Bouchet resigned in 1902.
Edward Bouchet's Awards
Edward Bouchet's famous quote
Edward Bouchet's Death
In 1916 illness forced Edward Bouchet to retire, so he moved back to New Haven and 2 years later in 1918 he died due to heart failure at the age of 66.