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Hepburn, James Curtis

Sam Alewitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Ophthalmology; Medicine and Health; Religion and Education. 1050 words.

Hepburn, James Curtis (13 March 1815–21 September 1911), medical missionary, oculist, and lexicographer, was born in Milton, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Hepburn, a lawyer, and Ann Clay,...

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Holland, Sir Henry Tristram

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Religion and Education; Surgery. 722 words.

Holland, Sir Henry Tristram (1875–1965), missionary and eye surgeon, was born on 12 February 1875 in the cathedral close, Durham, the second son in the family of three sons and one daughter...

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