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Barry, Sir David

C. S. Breathnach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 753 words.

Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist, was born on 12 March 1780 in co. Roscommon, Ireland. After showing early talent in classics and mathematics, he eventually...

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Drinker, Cecil Kent

Helen M. Rozwadowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Physiology. 1092 words.

Drinker, Cecil Kent (17 March 1887–14 April 1956), physician and industrial health expert, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Sturgis Drinker, an engineer, lawyer, and...

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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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Forbes, Alexander

James A. Marcum.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 1287 words.

Forbes, Alexander (14 May 1882–27 March 1965), neurophysiologist, physician, and explorer, was born in Milton, Massachusetts, the son of William Hathaway Forbes, the first president of the...

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Keynes, Richard Darwin

Ian Glynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Education; History. 1970 words.

Keynes, Richard Darwin (1919–2010), physiologist and historian, was born on 14 August 1919 at Grove House, Hollywood Road, Kensington, London, the eldest of the four sons of Sir Geoffrey...

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Smith, Edward

Kenneth J. Carpenter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Physiology. 1195 words.

Smith, Edward (1819–1874), physiologist and social reformer, was born at Heanor, Derbyshire, the son of Joseph Smith, a successful hosier, and his wife, Martha. He was a medical student at...

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Vernon, Horace Middleton

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Physiology; Medicine and Health. 1428 words.

Vernon, Horace Middleton (1870–1951), physiologist and industrial health specialist, was born at 12 Denbigh Place, Pimlico, London, on 3 October 1870, the second son and third child of...

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