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Power, Sir William Henry (1842–1916), epidemiologist and civil servant

Anne Hardy

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/35595

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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), surgeon, and his wife, Charlotte Smart. He was educated at University College School, London, and was one of the fifth generation in his family to take up a medical career. After serving an apprenticeship with his father he undertook further study at ...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; Political Institutions ; Epidemiology ; Pathology

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