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 Benjamin Fordyce Barker, M.D.

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From Bellevue Hospital data:

1879 Barker, Fordyce, 1891.A. B., Bowdoin, 1837; A. M., 1840; M. D., 1841; Paris Univ., 1844; LL. D., Columb., 1878; Edin., 1884; Prof. Obstet., Bowdoin, 1845-46,Bell. Hosp. Med. Col., 1861-68; Prof. Clin. Midw. & Diseases of Women, 1868-82; Emeritus, 1882-91; Pres. Med. Soc. State N. Y., 1856; N. Y. Acad. Med., 1882. Author of "Lectures on Uterine Displacements," Rep. by B. T. Roath (Lecture first, 23 pp., 8. Baker, Godwin & Co., N. Y., 1853); " Fibrous Tumor of the Uterus; Excessive Hemorrhage; Removal by Excision," 8 pp., 8, 1857; "Remarks on Puerperal Fever," 23 pp., 8, 1857 ; " On the Comparative Use of Ergot and the Forceps in Labor," 16 pp., 8, 1858; " On the Use of Anaesthetics in Midwifery," , 1861; "Blood-letting as a Therapeutic Resource in Obstetric Medicine," 14 pp., 8, 1871; "The Puerperal Diseases: Clinical Lectures Delivered at Bellevue Hospital," xiii.,526 pp., 8 (Appleton, 1874), translated into German, French, and Italian; "The Relation of Puerperal Fever to the Infective Diseases and Pyaemia," 15 pp., 8, 1875.

Died in N. Y. City, 1891, aet. 74; cause, cerebral hemorrhage.

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Obstetrician.—Born May 2, 1817, at Wilton, Me.—A. B. Bow. '37, A. M. '40, M.D. '41. Paris Univ. '44.—LL.D. Columb. '78, Edin. '84.—Prof. Obstet. Bow. '45-\6; Bell. Hosp. Med. Coll. '61-'68.— Consult. Phys. to Bell. Hosp. '79-'91.—Prof. Clin. Midw. and Dis. Wom., '68-'82. Emeritus,'82-'91.—Pres. Med. Soc. State N. Y.,'56. N. Y. Acad. Med., '82.—Author of " The Puerperal Diseases." 526 pp., translated into German, French and Italian.—Died in N. Y. City, May 30, 1891.

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Benjamin Fordyce Barker was born May 2,  1818, and died May 30, 1891. He married Eliza Dwight. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1837, and received the degree of A.M. in M.D. course in 1841, same at Paris in 1845. He received the degree of LL.D. from Bowdoin in 1887, from Columbia in 1878, from University of Edinburgh in 1884, and from
that of Glasgow in 1888. He practiced in New York City, where he was Professor in Bellevue Hospital Medical College. He attended President Grant when the best medical skill in the country was demanded.

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BARKER, Fordyce, physician, born in Wilton, Franklin County, Maine, 2 May 1819. He was graduated at Bowdoin, in 1837, and subsequently studied medicine at Harvard and in Edinburgh and Paris, finishing his studies in the latter city in 1844. He began the practice of his profession in Norwich in 1845, and at the same time was appointed professor of midwifery in the medical department of Bowdoin College. From 1850 till 1857 he filled a similar place in the New York Medical College, and from 1860 in Bellevue Hospital Medical College. In 1856 he was made president of the New York State Medical Society, and in 1882 president of the New York Academy of Medicine. He is the author of several works, including a series of clinical lectures "On Puerperal Diseases" (New York, 1872), and "On Sea-Sickness" (1870).

 

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