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Osler, Sir William, baronet

W. F. Bynum

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35340

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Osler, Sir William, baronet (1849–1919), physician, was born on 12 July 1849 at Bond Head, Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, the sixth son and eighth child of the Revd Featherstone Lake Osler (1805–1895) and Ellen Free Pickton (1806–1906), daughter of a London merchant; both families were of Cornish origin. ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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