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Bartlett, Josiah

Frank C. Mevers.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Medicine and Health; State and Local Government. 1060 words.

Bartlett, Josiah (21 November 1729–19 May 1795), physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the son of Stephen Bartlett, a shoemaker, and...

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Blackburn, Luke Pryor

Nancy Disher Baird.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1174 words.

Blackburn, Luke Pryor (16 June 1816–14 September 1887), physician and governor of Kentucky, was born in Woodford County, Kentucky, the son of Edward Blackburn and Lavinia Bell, farmers. He...

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Brownson, Nathan

Edward J. Cashin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Medicine and Health; State and Local Government. 699 words.

Brownson, Nathan (14 May 1742–18 October 1796), physician and politician, was born in Woodbury, Connecticut, the son of Timothy Brownson and Abigail Jenner. He graduated from Yale College...

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Davis, John Wesley

Ralph D. Gray.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health; State and Local Government. 689 words.

Davis, John Wesley (16 April 1799–22 August 1859), physician and Indiana legislator, was born in New Holland, Pennsylvania, the son of the Reverend John Davis and Margaret Jones. The family...

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Henry, Aaron E.

Fran?oise N. Hamlin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1456 words.

Henry, Aaron E. (02 July 1922–19 May 1997), civil rights activist, politician, and pharmacist, was born in Dublin, in the Mississippi Delta. His sharecropping parents, Ed and Mattie Henry,...

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Kent, Joseph

Gary L. Browne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health; State and Local Government. 873 words.

Kent, Joseph (14 January 1779–24 November 1837), physician and politician, was born in Calvert County, Maryland, the son of Daniel Kent and Anne Wheeler, farmers. Educated in Philadelphia,...

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McKinly, John

Constance J. Cooper.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; US Politics; State and Local Government. 722 words.

McKinly, John (24 February 1721–31 August 1796), physician and first president (governor) of Delaware, physician and first president (governor) of Delaware, was born in northern Ireland....

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Newell, William Augustus

Lex Renda.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health; State and Local Government. 1113 words.

Newell, William Augustus (05 September 1817–08 August 1901), governor of New Jersey, U.S. representative, and physician, was born in Franklin, Ohio, the son of James Hugh Newell, a civil...

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Steiner, Lewis Henry

Eleanor F. Wedge.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Medicine and Health; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1058 words.

Steiner, Lewis Henry (04 May 1827–18 February 1892), physician, state senator, and librarian, was born in Frederick, Maryland, the son of Christian Steiner, a merchant, and Rebecca...

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