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Alvarez, Walter Clement

Clark W. Nelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 1309 words.

Alvarez, Walter Clement (22 July 1884–16 June 1978), physician, medical researcher, and medical columnist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Luis Fernandez Alvarez, a...

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Ballin, Ada Sarah (1862–1906), magazine editor and proprietor, and writer on health

Anne M. Sebba.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Journalism. 1013 words.

Ballin, Ada Sarah (1862–1906), magazine editor and proprietor, and writer on health, was born on 4 May 1862 at 47 Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London, first of the three children of Isaac...

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Barber, Jesse Max

Ralph E. Luker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1245 words.

Barber, Jesse Max (05 July 1878–23 September 1949), African-American journalist, dentist, and civil rights activist, was born in Blackstock, South Carolina, the son of Jesse Max Barber and...

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Bruce, Archibald

Julie R. Newell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 669 words.

Bruce, Archibald ( February 1777–22 February 1818), physician, mineralogist, and editor, was born in New York City, the son of William Bruce, a British army medical officer, and Judith...

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Chesser [née Sloan], Elizabeth Macfarlane (1877–1940), physician and medical journalist

Greta Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 929 words.

Chesser [née Sloan], Elizabeth Macfarlane (1877–1940), physician and medical journalist, was born at 4 Newton Terrace, Glasgow, on 18 May 1877, the daughter of Samuel Sloan (1843–1920), a...

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Clegg, Hugh Anthony (1900–1983), journal editor

Stephen Lock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 996 words.

Clegg, Hugh Anthony (1900–1983), journal editor, was born on 19 June 1900 at St Ives, Huntingdonshire, the third in the family of four sons and three daughters of the Revd John Clegg,...

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Donaldson, James (1751–1830), newspaper editor and philanthropist

Douglas Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Journalism. 369 words.

Donaldson, James (1751–1830), newspaper editor and philanthropist, was born on 3 December 1751 at 7 West Bow, Edinburgh, and baptized the same day. He was the eldest son of Alexander...

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Forbes, Sir John (1787–1861), physician and medical journalist

R. A. L. Agnew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 2181 words.

Forbes, Sir John (1787–1861), physician and medical journalist, was born and baptized on 17 December 1787 at Cuttlebrae, near Cullen, Banffshire, the fourth son of Alexander Forbes...

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Gaillard, Edwin Samuel

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 862 words.

Gaillard, Edwin Samuel (16 January 1827–02 February 1885), medical educator and editor, was born near Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Edwin Gaillard and Mary White. He received a...

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Gould, George Milbry

Sam Alewitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 939 words.

Gould, George Milbry (08 November 1848–08 August 1922), medical editor and writer, was born in Auburn, Maine, the son of George Thomas Gould and Eliza A. Lapham, professions unknown. His...

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