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Agnew, David Hayes

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Born: 1818 AD
Died: 1892 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Surgeon

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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.


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