曾位于晋安区鼓岭，门牌编号63（1907年）、365（1919年后），为单层双坡顶石木结构小屋，入口带有一座四坡顶门廊。今已不存，仅余水井一口。该建筑先后为嘉高美牧师（Rev. George Milton Gardner, 1863-1945）、邱永康医生（Dr. Thomas H. Coole, 1868-1930）夫妇及其他多名传教士居住；1902年9月22日，福益华医生（Dr. Bliss）与梅·波兹（May Botz）的婚礼亦在此举行，嘉高美牧师司仪。嘉高美系美部会（ABCFM）传教士，1889年来华，负责美部会在邵武的学校。嘉高美夫妇育有六名子女，其中的密尔顿·嘉德纳（Milton Eugene Gardner）后为加州大学物理学教授，即为习近平所述“鼓岭故事”的主角。邱永康医生为美以美会（M. E. Church）派遣的传教士，1906年任古田怀礼医院院长、1928年任福州基督教协和医院首任院长；1930年在美国去世。 来源：福州老建筑百科（fzcuo.com）
曾 为传教士加德纳（G. M. Gardner）的避暑别墅，现已不存。 来源：福州老建筑百科（fzcuo.com）
Milton E. Gardner, Physics: Davis
Milton Eugene Gardner was born February 10, 1901 in Santa Cruz, California. He would have been born in China if his father, a missionary under the American Board of Missions, had not returned temporarily to the United States for safety during the Boxer Rebellion.
After spending his first nine years in China, Milton moved with his family to Claremont, California where he completed his elementary and secondary education and received a B.A. degree from Pomona College in 1924. While at Pomona, Milton won numerous metals in wrestling and track. Milton became quite a good ventriloquist and magician and belonged to the International Brotherhood of Magicians. After graduating from college, he worked at several jobs before starting graduate work in physics at UC Berkeley where he received his M.A. degree in 1934 and his Ph.D. degree in 1936. In 1937, Milton accepted a position as an “instructor in physics” at the then “Branch of the College of Agriculture at Davis” where he remained until his retirement as professor of physics in 1968.
From 1942 to 1946 during World War II, he joined the MIT Radiation Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he helped in that gigantic effort to develop and improve the radar systems which were of major importance in enabling the Allied Forces to overcome the German and Japanese aggressors. He spent the 1955-56 year at the University of Peshawar in Pakistan where he had the honor of teaching the first graduate physics class at that institution. 来源：福州老建筑百科（fzcuo.com）
Milton will always be remembered by the hundreds of students who took their first physics course, Physics 4A, from him. He was an outstanding teacher and spent countless hours perfecting his lecture notes and exams, counseling students, and preparing and building lecture demonstrations. If it helped to get his point across in a lecture, Milton enjoyed using his magician's abilities to give demonstrations which would appear to defy the laws of nature. In addition to answers to the homework problems, Milton not only insisted that his students understand what they were doing 来源：福州老建筑百科（fzcuo.com）
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but that they also do a dimensional analysis of every problem. Although may students thought at the time that some of the things he demanded were not really necessary, a large number of them came back a year or two later to thank him for what he had taught them.
All faculty members of the University Retirement System should be indebted to Milton. Originally, if a faculty member who was eligible to retire died before retirement, his spouse did not receive the maximum benefit option which was possible for surviving spouses. Milton was instrumental in getting this changed in the sixties and now the maximum benefit option is the standard option for the surviving spouse when a faculty member dies before retirement provided he was eligible to retire.
Milton was also an avid and frequent writer of letters which appeared in “Letters To The Editor” in the local Davis papers where he attempted to bring common sense and order to the sometimes seemingly complicated ideas and actions often taken by the various city and county governing bodies. Milton was a strong believer in world government, was always ready to stand up for what he believed in, and deplored hypocrisy of any sort. 来源：福州老建筑百科（fzcuo.com）
After the death of his first wife, Jennie (Jeanne) Walker Gardner, he generously established the Jennie W. Gardner Nursing Scholarship at the UC San Francisco School of Nursing. He is survived by his second wife, Elizabeth (Betty) Johnson Gardner, a brother, Wayne, and a nephew, Richard. Milton E. Gardner was a wonderful person who positively affected everyone with whom he came in contact.
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