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Fayssoux, Peter

Chalmers G. Davidson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health. 768 words.

Fayssoux, Peter (1745–01 February 1795), physician and politician, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Daniel Fayssoux, a baker, and Frances (maiden name possibly Dott). The...

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Fergusson, William (1795?–1846), physician and colonial governor

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 962 words.

Fergusson, William (1795?–1846), physician and colonial governor, was born in Jamaica, the son of a Scottish father and a mother of African descent. His date of birth is derived from a...

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Floyd, John

Charles D. Lowery.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health. 1152 words.

Floyd, John (24 April 1783–16 August 1837), physician and politician, was born in Jefferson County, Virginia (now Ky.), the son of Colonel John Floyd and Jane Buchanan Preston. Among the...

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Gardiner, Silvester

Peter R. Virgadamo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1262 words.

Gardiner, Silvester (29 June 1708–08 August 1786), physician and land magnate, was born in South Kingston, Rhode Island, the son of William Gardiner and Abigail Remington, members of a...

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Hampton, John Stephen (1806?–1869), surgeon and colonial governor

A. G. L. Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1457 words.

Hampton, John Stephen (1806?–1869), surgeon and colonial governor, is shown on his death certificate to have been born in 1810; however the British register of surgeons records his...

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Hatfield, Henry Drury

Charles H. McCormick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health. 1229 words.

Hatfield, Henry Drury (15 September 1875–23 October 1962), physician and politician, was born at Mate Creek, Logan County, West Virginia, the son of Elias “Good ’Lias” Hatfield, a farmer...

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Henry, Aaron E.

Fran?oise N. Hamlin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1456 words.

Henry, Aaron E. (02 July 1922–19 May 1997), civil rights activist, politician, and pharmacist, was born in Dublin, in the Mississippi Delta. His sharecropping parents, Ed and Mattie Henry,...

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Holten, Samuel

Eric Howard Christianson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Medicine and Health. 724 words.

Holten, Samuel (09 June 1738–02 January 1816), physician and public official, was born in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Holten and Hannah Gardner, farmers....

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Hood, Sir Alexander (1888–1980), army medical officer and colonial governor

John D. C. Bennett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Medicine and Health; Warfare and Defence; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 642 words.

Hood, Sir Alexander (1888–1980), army medical officer and colonial governor, was born on 25 September 1888 at 68 Easter Road, Leith, Edinburgh, the son of Alexander Hood, clerk, and his...

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Jameson, Sir Leander Starr, baronet (1853–1917), medical practitioner and colonial administrator

Donal Lowry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Medicine and Health. 4814 words.

Jameson, Sir Leander Starr, baronet (1853–1917), medical practitioner and colonial administrator, was born on 9 February 1853 at 5 Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, the youngest of eleven...

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