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Jackson, Charles Thomas

Born: 1805 AD
Died: 1880 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
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US chemist, geologist, inventor, and physician

 

discovered that inhalation of sulfuric ether induced temporary loss of consciousness, suggesting to William Morton that ether might be useful as surgical anesthetic

 

subsequently claimed credit for discovery of ether anesthesia

 

disputed with Samuel Morse over priority in invention of telegraph, claiming to have invented 1st working model 1840


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