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John Caspar Wister, who was, as the Philadelphia Inquirer so aptly described him, the "dean of horticulturists" in the UnitedStates, was born on March 19, 1887, to William Rotch Wister and Mary Rebecca Eustis in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
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Gwiazda, Andy, "John Caspar Wister (1887-1982)" (1998). People and Places. 12.