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,...