Welcome, guest! ~ Login ~ Register 

Quick Search:

S9.com / Biographies /

Bond, Thomas

Born: 1712 AD
Died: 1784 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicians


1712 - Thomas Bond was born in Calvert County, Maryland, on the 2nd of May, the son of Richard Bond and Elizabeth Chew.


1738 - He began his medical training in Annapolis and traveled to Paris and England.


1739 - He returned to Philadelphia.


1741 - Became Port Inspector for Contagious Diseases in Philadelphia.


1743 - He helped his long-time friend Benjamin Franklin establish the American Philosophical Society.


1750 - Bond began to raise funds to establish a place of care for the both the sick and the mentally ill.


1752 - Co-founded the Pennsylvania Hospital on High (now Market) Street in Philadelphia.


1766 - Served as trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and began clinical lectures for the benefit of medical students.


1784 - Bond died in Philadelphia on the 26th of March.






Page last updated: 11:48am, 06th May '07