Bond, Thomas

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Born: May 02, 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.

 

 

 

 

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