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Hurd-Mead, Kate Campbell

Philip K. Wilson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Education; History. 1887 words.

Hurd-Mead, Kate Campbell (06 April 1867–01 January 1941), gynecologist and women's historian, gynecologist and women’s historian, was born Kate Campbell Hurd in Danville, Quebec, Canada,...

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Kelly, Howard Atwood

Lawrence D. Longo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Gynaecology; Biographical Studies. 1343 words.

Kelly, Howard Atwood (20 February 1858–12 January 1943), surgeon, gynecologist, and medical biographer, was born in Camden, New Jersey, the son of Henry Kuhl Kelly, a prosperous sugar...

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Levine, Lena

Kathleen Shanahan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 918 words.

Levine, Lena (17 May 1903–09 January 1965), gynecologist, psychiatrist, and pioneer of the birth control movement, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Morris H. Levine, a...

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Martin, Franklin Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Surgery; Gynaecology. 1306 words.

Martin, Franklin Henry (13 July 1857–07 March 1935), surgeon, organizer, and editor, was born on a farm near Ixonia, Wisconsin, the son of Edmond Martin and Josephine Carlin, farmers....

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Morris, John McLean

Beth Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 747 words.

Morris, John McLean (01 September 1914–08 April 1993), reproductive biologist and physician, was born in Kuling, China, the son of DuBois Morris, a Presbyterian missionary and pastor of...

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Putnam, Helen Cordelia

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Gynaecology. 941 words.

Putnam, Helen Cordelia (14 September 1857–03 February 1951), physician and public health reformer, was born in Stockton, Minnesota, the daughter of Herbert Asa Putnam, a general store...

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Storer, Horatio Robinson

James C. Mohr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1055 words.

Storer, Horatio Robinson (27 February 1830–18 September 1922), pioneer gynecologist and anti-abortion crusader, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of David Humphreys Storer, a...

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