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Biggs, Hermann Michael

Howard Markel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 994 words.

Biggs, Hermann Michael (29 September 1859–28 June 1923), pathologist, bacteriologist, physician, and public health official, was born in Trumansburg, New York, the son of Joseph Hunt Biggs...

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Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Pathology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1068 words.

Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel (1891–1969), toxicologist and factory inspector, was born on 16 March 1891 at 36 Audlam Street, Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of James William Chadwick,...

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Buchanan, Sir George

Anne Hardy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1554 words.

Buchanan, Sir George (1831–1895), epidemiologist and civil servant, was born on 5 November 1831 at Myddleton Square, Islington, London, the elder son of George Adam Buchanan, general...

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Chapin, Charles Value

James H. Cassedy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1597 words.

Chapin, Charles Value (17 January 1856–31 January 1941), public health officer and epidemiologist, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Joshua Bicknell Chapin, who was...

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Frost, Wade Hampton

Margaret L. Grimshaw.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1102 words.

Frost, Wade Hampton (03 March 1880–30 April 1938), epidemiologist and physician, was born in Marshall, Virginia, the son of Henry Frost, a physician and Sabra J. Walker. Frost was brought...

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Horsfall, Frank Lappin, Jr.

Ton van Helvoort.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Science and Mathematics. 995 words.

Horsfall, Frank Lappin, Jr. (14 December 1906–19 February 1971), clinician, virologist, and administrator, was born in Seattle, Washington, the son of Frank Horsfall, a physician, and...

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Lumsden, Leslie Leon

Jon M. Harkness.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1317 words.

Lumsden, Leslie Leon (14 June 1875–08 November 1946), epidemiologist and public health administrator, was born in Granite Springs, Virginia, the son of James Fife Lumsden, a merchant and...

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Power, Sir William Henry

Anne Hardy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Epidemiology; Pathology. 791 words.

Power, Sir William Henry (1842–1916), epidemiologist and civil servant, was born at 1 Tillotson Place, London, on 15 December 1842, the eldest son of William Henry Power (1811–1877),...

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Rosenau, Milton Joseph

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 835 words.

Rosenau, Milton Joseph (01 January 1869–09 April 1946), epidemiologist and public health pioneer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Nathan Rosenau, a merchant, and Matilda...

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Wells [née Perry], Nesta Helen

K. D. Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 916 words.

Wells [née Perry], Nesta Helen (1892–1986), physician and police surgeon, was born on 9 July 1892 at 71 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, the daughter of Herbert Edward Perry, a mineral water...

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