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Bryce, Peter

Bill Weaver.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1090 words.

Bryce, Peter (05 March 1834–14 August 1892), psychiatrist and mental hospital superintendent, was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Peter Bryce and Martha Smith. His father died...

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Earle, Pliny

Gerald N. Grob.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1042 words.

Earle, Pliny (31 December 1809–17 May 1892), psychiatrist and asylum superintendent, was born in Leicester, Massachusetts, the son of Pliny Earle, a manufacturer and farmer, and Patience...

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Felix, Robert Hanna

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1573 words.

Felix, Robert Hanna (29 May 1904–31 March 1990), psychiatrist and public health official, was born in Downs, Kansas, the son of Tasso Oliver Felix, a physician, and Neva Lee Trusdle. He...

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Gray, John Purdue

Daniel J. Malleck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1092 words.

Gray, John Purdue (06 August 1825–29 November 1886), physician, alienist, and asylum superintendent, was born in Half Moon, Pennsylvania, the son of Peter D. Gray, a Methodist minister and...

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Hurd, Henry Mills

Gert H. Brieger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 930 words.

Hurd, Henry Mills (03 May 1843–19 July 1927), psychiatrist and hospital administrator, was born in Union City, Michigan, the son of Theodore C. Hurd, a physician, and Ellen Hammond. Hurd’s...

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Nichols, Charles Henry

Frank Rives Millikan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1159 words.

Nichols, Charles Henry (19 October 1820–16 December 1889), psychiatrist and mental hospital administrator, was born and raised in Vassalboro, Maine, the only son of Caleb Nichols and Eunice...

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White, William Alanson

Frank Rives Millikan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2049 words.

White, William Alanson (24 January 1870–07 March 1937), psychiatrist and mental hospital administrator, was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Harriet Augusta Hawley and...

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Woodward, Samuel Bayard

Gerald N. Grob.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 890 words.

Woodward, Samuel Bayard (10 June 1787–03 January 1850), psychiatrist and asylum superintendent, was born in Torringford, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Woodward, a prominent physician, and...

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