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Austin, Harriet N.

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 986 words.

Austin, Harriet N. (1825–1891), hydropathic physician and health and dress reformer, was born in Connecticut but raised in Moravia, New York. Little is known about her parentage or early...

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Esdaile, James

Waltraud Ernst.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 1929 words.

Esdaile, James (1808–1859), East India Company surgeon and mesmerist, was born on 8 February 1808 in Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, the eldest son of the Revd James Esdaile and his wife,...

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Gore, Margaret Wyndham

Enid deBois.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1052 words.

Gore, Margaret Wyndham (1913–1993), airwoman and osteopath, was born on 24 January 1913 at Carclew, Brighton Road, Worthing, the daughter of William Wyndham Gore, a mining engineer, and his...

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Kellogg, John Harvey

Richard W. Schwarz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1941 words.

Kellogg, John Harvey (26 February 1852–14 December 1943), physician, surgeon, and health reformer, was born in rural Livingston County, Michigan, the son of John Preston Kellogg and Anne...

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Mahomed, Deen [formerly Deen Mahomet]

Michael H. Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1381 words.

Mahomed, Deen [formerly Deen Mahomet] (1759–1851), shampooing surgeon and restaurateur, was born Deen Mahomet in May 1759, in Patna, Bihar, India, the younger son of an Indian officer in...

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Merrick, Myra King

Anne Taylor Kirschmann.

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; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1105 words.

Merrick, Myra King (15 August 1825–10 November 1899), physician and educator, was born in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, the daughter of Richard King, a brickmaker, and Elizabeth...

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Nichols, Mary Gove

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1454 words.

Nichols, Mary Gove (10 August 1810–30 May 1884), reformer and author, was born Mary Sargeant Neal in Goffstown, New Hampshire, the daughter of William A. Neal and Rebecca R. Neal. Although...

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Nichols, Thomas Low

Jean Silver-Isenstadt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1211 words.

Nichols, Thomas Low (1815–1901), hydrotherapist, health educator, and writer, was born in Orford, New Hampshire. His parents, whose names are unknown, were probably farmers. After growing...

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Parkinson, John

Juanita Burnby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 650 words.

Parkinson, John (1566/7–1650), apothecary and herbalist, was apprenticed from Christmas 1585 for eight years to a London apothecary, Francis Slater, a member of the Grocers' Company; he...

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Sheppard, Sam

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1968 words.

Sheppard, Sam (29 December 1923–06 April 1970), osteopath and murder suspect, was born Samuel Holmes Sheppard in Cleveland, Ohio, to Richard Allen Sheppard, an osteopath, and his wife,...

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