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Biggs, Hermann Michael

Howard Markel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 994 words.

Biggs, Hermann Michael (29 September 1859–28 June 1923), pathologist, bacteriologist, physician, and public health official, was born in Trumansburg, New York, the son of Joseph Hunt Biggs...

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de Kruif, Paul Henry

Daniel M. Fox and Marcia L. Meldrum.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Biographical Studies. 1263 words.

de Kruif, Paul Henry (02 March 1890–28 February 1971), bacteriologist and writer, was born in Zeeland, Michigan, the son of Hendrik de Kruif, a farm-equipment dealer, and Hendrika Kremer....

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Gradle, Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ophthalmology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology. 1023 words.

Gradle, Henry (17 August 1855–04 April 1911), ophthalmologist and early proponent of bacteriology, was born in Friedburg, a suburb of Frankfurt-am-Main, Prussia, the son of Bernard Gradle...

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Perkins, Roger Griswold

Glen Pierce Jenkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology. 1243 words.

Perkins, Roger Griswold (17 May 1874–28 March 1936), bacteriologist, was born in Schenectady, New York, the son of Maurice Perkins, a Union College professor of chemistry, and Annie Dunbar...

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Prudden, Theophil Mitchell

Patricia Peck Gossel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology. 1189 words.

Prudden, Theophil Mitchell (07 July 1849–08 April 1924), pathologist, bacteriologist, and archaeologist, was born in Middlebury, Connecticut, the son of George Peter Prudden, a...

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Ravenel, Mazÿck Porcher

Patricia Peck Gossel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology. 1298 words.

Ravenel, Mazÿck Porcher (16 June 1861–14 January 1946), bacteriologist and public health leader, was born in Pendleton, South Carolina, the son of Henry Edmund Ravenel and Selina Eliza...

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Reed, Walter

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1783 words.

Reed, Walter (13 September 1851–23 November 1902), U.S. Army medical officer and bacteriologist, was born in Belroi, Virginia, the son of Lemuel Sutton Reed, a Methodist minister, and...

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Shakespeare, Edward Oram

Edward T. Morman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology. 1342 words.

Shakespeare, Edward Oram (19 May 1846–01 June 1900), physician, bacteriologist, and public health advocate, was born in New Castle County, Delaware, the son of William McIntire Shakespeare...

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