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Root, Joseph Pomeroy

Pearl T. Ponce

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.0400868

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Root, Joseph Pomeroy (23 April 1826–20 July 1885), physician and diplomat, was born in Greenwich, Massachusetts, the son of John Root and Lucy Reynolds. He graduated from Berkshire Medical College (Mass.) in 1850. The following year he established a medical practice in Hartford, Connecticut, and married Frances Evaline Alden, with whom he had five children....

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Subjects: US Politics ; Medicine and Health ; Diplomatic History ; International Relations

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