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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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Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Pathology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1068 words.

Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel (1891–1969), toxicologist and factory inspector, was born on 16 March 1891 at 36 Audlam Street, Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of James William Chadwick,...

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Christophers, Sir (Samuel) Rickard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Pathology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1061 words.

Christophers, Sir (Samuel) Rickard (1873–1978), protozoologist and tropical medicine specialist, was born on 27 November 1873 in Liverpool, the elder son and eldest of three children of...

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FitzGerald, Mabel Purefoy

R. W. Torrance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Physiology; Pathology. 728 words.

FitzGerald, Mabel Purefoy (1872–1973), physiologist and clinical pathologist, was born on 3 August 1872 at North Hall, Preston Candover, Hampshire, the last of the seven children of Richard...

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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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McKendrick, Anderson Gray

Warren M. Hirsch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1487 words.

McKendrick, Anderson Gray (1876–1943), mathematician, epidemiologist, and army officer, was born on 8 September 1876 at 1 Chester Street, Edinburgh, youngest of the five children of John...

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Morrow, Prince Albert

David J. Pivar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dermatology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Pathology. 949 words.

Morrow, Prince Albert (19 December 1846–17 March 1913), dermatologist, syphilologist, and reformer, was born at Mount Vernon, Kentucky, the son of William Morrow, a planter, and Mary Ann...

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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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Radcliffe, John Netten

Bill Luckin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1059 words.

Radcliffe, John Netten (1826–1884), epidemiologist and public health activist, the son of Charles Radcliffe, Wesleyan minister, and younger brother of Charles Bland Radcliffe (1822–1889),...

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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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