in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Surgery; Military History. 1169 words.
Clarke, Parker (03 April 1748–25 March 1823), surgeon and soldier, was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, the son of Parker Clarke and Lydia Phillips. In 1769 he married Judith Lunt; they had...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Medicine and Health; Warfare and Defence; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 642 words.
Hood, Sir Alexander (1888–1980), army medical officer and colonial governor, was born on 25 September 1888 at 68 Easter Road, Leith, Edinburgh, the son of Alexander Hood, clerk, and his...