Louis Agassiz Shaw Junior

Louis Agassiz Shaw Junior

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louis Agassiz Shaw Junior was an instructor of physiology at the School of Public Health of Harvard University, where he is credited in 1928 along with Philip Drinker for inventing the Drinker respirator, the first widely used iron lung. Shaw's parents were Louis Agassiz Shaw and Mary Elizabeth Saltonstall. Both parents came from wealthy and politically influential Boston Brahmin families with roots extending back to the Mayflower. Shaw's father was born at 26 Mount Vernon Street in Beacon Hill in 1861, and the following year the family moved to Jamaica Plain. He attended George Washington Copp Noble School in Boston, and graduated from Harvard University in 1884. He married Mary Elizabeth Saltonstall on June 30, 1884 in Newton, right after the graduation ceremony. The couple moved to Chestnut Hill and had two children, Quincy Adams Shaw II and Louis Agassiz Shaw Junior. Shaw's father died at home in Chestnut Hill from tuberculosis when Louis Junior was only four years oldshow more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135667173
  • 9786135667172