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Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector

Margaret Pelling.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Surgery. 598 words.

Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector, was born on 15 August 1803 in York, the second son of John Baker, druggist, of High Ousegate, York, and his wife, Hannah. His...

Bond, Charles John (1856–1939), surgeon and advocate of voluntary euthanasia

N. D. A. Kemp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Surgery. 842 words.

Bond, Charles John (1856–1939), surgeon and advocate of voluntary euthanasia, was born at Bittesby, in the Lutterworth area of Leicestershire, on 27 October 1856, the son of George Bond, a...

Cabot, Hugh

Kimberly A. Hall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery; Medicine and Health. 1461 words.

Cabot, Hugh (11 August 1872–14 August 1945), surgeon, educator, and medical reformer, was born in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, the son of James Elliot Cabot, an architect, naturalist, and...

Cleghorn, Hugh Francis Clarke (1820–1895), surgeon, naturalist, and forest conservator

H. J. Noltie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Surgery. 1637 words.

Cleghorn, Hugh Francis Clarke (1820–1895), surgeon, naturalist, and forest conservator, was born in Madras on 9 August 1820, the son of Peter (otherwise Patrick) Cleghorn (1783–1863),...

Codman, Ernest Amory

Christopher Crenner.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery. 1233 words.

Codman, Ernest Amory (30 December 1869–23 November 1930), or Amory Codman, orthopedic surgeon and medical reformer, was born in Boston, the son of Elizabeth Hurd Codman and William Coombs...

Colley, Eleanor Davies- (1874–1934), surgeon and a founder of the South London Hospital for Women and Children

M. A. Elston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 741 words.

Colley, Eleanor Davies- (1874–1934), surgeon and a founder of the South London Hospital for Women and Children, was born on 21 August 1874, at Hilliers, Petworth, Sussex, the second...

Cox, William Sands (1802–1875), surgeon and a founder of Queen's College, Birmingham

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 867 words.

Cox, William Sands (1802–1875), surgeon and a founder of Queen's College, Birmingham, was the eldest son of Edward Townsend Cox (1769–1863), a well-known Birmingham surgeon. After being...

Hickman, Henry (1800–1830), promoter of anaesthesia

Denis Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 663 words.

Hickman, Henry (1800–1830), promoter of anaesthesia, was born at Lady Halton in the parish of Bromfield, Shropshire, on 27 January 1800. He was the fifth son and seventh child in the family...

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients

J. S. Malpas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 752 words.

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients, was born on 23 December 1948 in Hong Kong,...

Kellogg, John Harvey

Richard W. Schwarz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1941 words.

Kellogg, John Harvey (26 February 1852–14 December 1943), physician, surgeon, and health reformer, was born in rural Livingston County, Michigan, the son of John Preston Kellogg and Anne...

Lane, Sir William Arbuthnot, first baronet (1856–1943), surgeon and health campaigner

Andrew A. G. Morrice.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Surgery. 1983 words.

Lane, Sir William Arbuthnot, first baronet (1856–1943), surgeon and health campaigner, was born at Fort George, near Inverness in Scotland, on 4 July 1856, the eldest child of Benjamin Lane...

Ochsner, Alton

John Wilds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery; Medicine and Health. 1637 words.

Ochsner, Alton (04 May 1896–24 September 1981), surgeon, medical educator, and early crusader against cigarettes, was born Edward William Alton Ochsner in Kimball, South Dakota, the son of...

Phillips, Thomas (1760–1851), philanthropist and surgeon

D. T. W. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 617 words.

Phillips, Thomas (1760–1851), philanthropist and surgeon, was born on 6 July 1760 in London, the son of Thomas Phillips, an officer in the excise revenue department. The family originated...

Platt, Sir Harry, first baronet (1886–1986), surgeon

R. B. Duthie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Surgery. 785 words.

Platt, Sir Harry, first baronet (1886–1986), surgeon, was born on 7 October 1886 at 317 Rochdale Road, Thornham, Lancashire, the eldest of five sons, one of whom died in infancy, of Ernest...

Salmon, Frederick (1796–1868), rectal surgeon and founder of St Mark's Hospital, London

Lindsay Granshaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 1352 words.

Salmon, Frederick (1796–1868), rectal surgeon and founder of St Mark's Hospital, London, was born on 11 April 1796 in Bath, the son of Henry Salmon (1754/5–1827), attorney, and his wife,...

Seaman, Valentine

W. Robert Penman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery; Medicine and Health. 698 words.

Seaman, Valentine (02 April 1773– July 1817), physician, surgeon, and public health advocate, was born at North Hempstead, Long Island, New York, the son of Willet Seaman, a merchant, and...

Souchon, Edmond

John Duffy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Surgery; Medicine and Health. 1317 words.

Souchon, Edmond (01 December 1841–05 August 1924), anatomist, surgeon, and public health educator, was born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, the son of Eugene Souchon, a...

Turner, Thomas (1793–1873), surgeon and founder of Pine Street School of Medicine

Stella Butler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 1089 words.

Turner, Thomas (1793–1873), surgeon and founder of Pine Street School of Medicine, was born on 13 August 1793 in Truro, the fifth and youngest child of Edmund Turner (d. 1821), banker, and...

Warbasse, James Peter

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1260 words.

Warbasse, James Peter (22 November 1866–22 February 1957), economic reformer and surgeon, was born in Newton, New Jersey, the son of Joseph Warbasse and Harriet Delphine Northrup. After...

Wright, Louis Tompkins

Robert C. Hayden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1438 words.

Wright, Louis Tompkins (22 July 1891–08 October 1952), surgeon, hospital administrator, and civil rights leader, was born in La Grange, Georgia, the son of Ceah Ketcham Wright, a physician...