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Agnew, David Hayes

Born: 1818 AD
Died: 1892 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Surgeon

1818 – Agnew was born in Lancaster Country, Pennsylvania on November 24, 1818.

1838 – Graduated with a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania.

1841 – Married to Margaret Irwin.

1846 – Helped found the Irwin and Agnew Iron Foundry.

1852 – Bought and revived the Philadelphia School of Anatomy.

1854 – Appointed as a surgeon at the Philadelphia Hospital and he was the founder of its pathological museum.

1863-1889 – Agnew was connected with the medical faculty of the University of Pennsylvania.

1870 – Elected as a professor of operative surgery.

1871 – Agnew became the professor of the principles and practice of surgery.

1865-1884 – Became the surgeon at the Pennsylvania Hospital.

1881 – Attended as an operating surgeon to President Garfield that was fatally wounded by a bullet of an assassin.

1878-1883 – Published his work "The Principles and Practice of Surgery".

1892 – Died in Philadelphia on March 22, 1892.