Person:William Shippen (2)

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William Shippen, Jr.
d.11 Jul 1808
  1. William Shippen, Jr.1736 - 1808
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Name William Shippen, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 21 Oct 1736 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death[1] 11 Jul 1808 Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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Dr. William Shippen, Jr. (October 21, 1736 – July 11, 1808), was the first systematic teacher of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics in Colonial America and founded the first maternity hospital in America. He was the second Surgeon General of the Continental Army.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Shippen, Jr., in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).