Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri; A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference

Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri; A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Louis Medical College, under the auspices of Washington University, in April of 1899. Dr. Charles A. Pope achieved distinction both as surgeon and educator, and was one of the earliest presidents of the American Medical Association. Dr. Moses M. Fallen, who came to St. Louis in 1842, was a prominent contributor to the medical journals of his day, as well as a successful practitioner. Dr. M. L. Linton, an accomplished physician, was a member of the Missouri State convention called at the beginning of the Civil War, andwhich formed a provisional government for the State, and he was also a philosopher and poet as well as a physician. Dr. George Johnson was a truly chivalrous devotee to his profession, and rendered valuable services to the people of St. Louis, notwithstanding the fact that he was himself an invalid during a great portion of his life. The influx of Germans to this country, following the Revolution of 1848, brought to St. Louis many immigrants who achieved distinction in various walks of life and among these were some who left a marked impress upon the medical profession. One of these was Dr. G. Fischer, who was for a number of years one of the most prominent German physicians in St. Louis. Dr. John T. Hodgen, who was at the zenith of his fame during the Civil War period, did much to enhance the reputation of his profession in St. Louis, becoming widely known as one of the most eminent surgeons of his day. Dr. R. S. Holmes, who came to St. Louis in 1848, was well known throughout the West, both as educator and medical writer, and was an eminently successful practitioner. He was also known in the domain of general literature and as a contributor to the secular press. Dr. Louis Ch. Boisliniere, Dr. F. Ernst Baumgarten, Dr. Thomas...show more

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  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 812g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236594622
  • 9781236594624