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Surgical Set collection from 1860 to 1865 - Civilian and Military

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Samuel Jackson, M.D.

 

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Samuel Jackson, Philadelphia physician and educator, was born on 22 March 1787. He was the son of David Jackson, a physician and pharmacist. Jackson married circa 1832. He died on  5 April 1872.

Jackson received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1808. He studied under James Hutchinson and Caspar Wistar.  From 1809 to 1815, Jackson ran the family pharmaceutical business.  He was president of the Philadelphia Board of Health during the 1820 yellow fever outbreak. In 1821, he became a founder and trustee of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and taught materia medica and pharmacy at the college from 1821 to 1827.

From 1827 to 1835, Jackson assisted Nathaniel Chapman in the teaching of physiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Jackson himself held the professorship of the institutes of medicine at the university from 1835 to 1863. He also taught at Philadelphia Hospital.

Samuel Jackson became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1848. He was also a member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Medical Society.
 

(The personal edited research notes of Michael Echols, the source of which may or may not be completely documented)

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Surgeon General's Office Library printed catalogues: 1840 | 1864 | 1865
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Navy Surgeon Exams:

1863 Navy Surgeon Applicant Exams with Biographies   INDEX ONE | INDEX TWO

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