in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Publishing; Surgery. 1367 words.
Hays, Isaac (05 July 1796–12 April 1879), physician and editor, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Hays, a merchant, and Richea Gratz. A successful merchant in the...