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Bond, Thomas

Born: 1712 AD
Died: 1784 AD
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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.