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Atkinson, William Biddle

Christopher Hoolihan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Biographical Studies. 861 words.

Atkinson, William Biddle (21 June 1832–23 November 1909), obstetrician and medical biographer, was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, the son of Isaac Sleeper Atkinson and Mary Reese Biddle....

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Barrus, Clara

Barbara A. VanBrimmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Biographical Studies; Literature. 918 words.

Barrus, Clara (08 August 1864–04 April 1931), physician and author, was born in Port Byron, New York, the daughter of John William Barrus, a traveling salesman, and Sarah Randall, a...

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Browne, Benjamin Frederick

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Biographical Studies. 1138 words.

Browne, Benjamin Frederick (17 July 1793–23 November 1873), druggist and author, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Browne and Elizabeth Andrew, occupations unknown....

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Bucke, Richard Maurice

Jerome Loving.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Biographical Studies. 1284 words.

Bucke, Richard Maurice (18 March 1837–19 February 1902), psychiatrist and biographer, was born in Methwold, County of Norfolk, England, the son of Reverend Horatio Walpole Bucke, a Church...

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Darlington, William

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies; Botany. 1388 words.

Darlington, William (28 April 1782–23 April 1863), physician, botanist, and author, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Edward Darlington, a farmer who also found time to...

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de Kruif, Paul Henry

Daniel M. Fox and Marcia L. Meldrum.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Biographical Studies. 1263 words.

de Kruif, Paul Henry (02 March 1890–28 February 1971), bacteriologist and writer, was born in Zeeland, Michigan, the son of Hendrik de Kruif, a farm-equipment dealer, and Hendrika Kremer....

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Delany, Annie Elizabeth “Bessie”

Richard Harmond and Peter Wallenstein.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Education; Biographical Studies. 1549 words.

Delany, Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” (03 September 1891–25 September 1995), and Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany (19 September 1889–25 January 1999), dentist and schoolteacher, were born in Raleigh,...

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Delany, Sarah Louise “Sadie”

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Education; Biographical Studies. 5 words.

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Dixon, Joshua

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Biographical Studies. 305 words.

Dixon, Joshua (bap. 1743, d. 1825), physician and biographer, was baptized at St Nicholas's Church, Whitehaven, Cumberland, on 12 August 1743, the son of Joshua and Elizabeth Dixon. He...

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Foot, Jesse

Michael Bevan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Surgery. 933 words.

Foot, Jesse (1744–1826), surgeon and biographer, is thought to have been born at Charlton, Wiltshire. He was trained in London, possibly at the Middlesex Hospital, and became a member of...

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