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Samuel Annan, M.D., CSA

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Annan, Samuel (1797-1868)

Samuel Annan was born in Philadelphia in 1797; he went abroad and took his medical degree at the University of Edinburgh in 1820, and the same year was president of the Royal Physical Society, Edinburgh. In 1820-21 he was assistant at Guy's Hospital and at St Thomas's Hospital, London.

He returned to the United States and was one of the founders of Washington Medical College, Baltimore, in 1827, and professor of anatomy and physiology from its opening until 1834.

In 1846-47 he was professor of obstetrics and diseases of women and children. In 1848 professor of practice in the Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., and was the first superintendent of the Western Lunatic Asylum, Hopkinsville, Ky., from its opening, 1854, until his resignation in 1858.

From 1861 to 1864 Samuel Annon, M.D. was a surgeon in the Confederate Army from Maryland and was commissioned Aug. 1862 and saw duty as a full surgeon,   In 1863, he was stationed at the Hospital in Buchannan and then transferred to the Hospital at West Point, Mississippi. In 1865 he was on Field duty with the Army of Tenn. and was paroled at Macon, Georgia, from which he returned to Maryland.

Annan published the first recorded cases of bronchotomy in Maryland. He died at the Church Home, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1868.

Med. Annals of Maryland, Cordcll. 1903.
Institutional Care of the Insane in the U. S. and
Canada, H. M. Hurd, 1917.  

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