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Dragstedt, Lester Reynold

John Landor

in American National Biography Online

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

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Dragstedt, Lester Reynold (02 October 1893–16 July 1975), physiologist and surgeon, was born in Anaconda, Montana, the son of John Albert Dragstedt, the foreman of an industrial blacksmith shop, and Caroline Selene. Both parents were Swedish immigrants. After his primary and secondary education in Anaconda, Dragstedt attended the University of Chicago, where his lifelong interest in physiology was aroused by his association with the eminent physiologist ...

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Subjects: Surgery ; Physiology

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