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Cotton, Henry Andrews

Andrew Scull

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Cotton, Henry Andrews (18 May 1876–08 May 1933), psychiatrist, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of George Adolphus Cotton, occupation unknown, and Mary Delha Biggs (daughter of U.S. senator Asa Biggs). He studied medicine at Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland (M.D., 1899). After six months of service as a private in the Army Medical Corps and at the Baltimore City Lunatic Asylum, Cotton was recruited in 1900 by ...

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