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Biography of Bethina Angelina Owens-Adair

MRS. DR. OWENS-ADAIR. – Berthina Angelina, the second daughter of Thomas and Sarah Owens, was born February 7,1840, in Van Buren county, Missouri. She saw her fourth birthday in her father’s Western home on Clatsop Plains, Clatsop county, Oregon, her parents having made the then dangerous and tedious journey across the then dangerous and tedious …

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Biography of Joseph Lister

In a corner of the north transept of Westminster Abbey, almost lost among the colossal statues of our prime ministers, our judges, and our soldiers, will be found a small group of memorials preserving the illustrious names of Darwin, Lister, Stokes, Adams, and Watt, and reminding us of the great place which Science has taken …

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Charles Placak

Placak, Joseph Charles; physician; born, Cleveland, Feb. 22, 1882; son of Anthony and Jennie Goldstein Placak; educated, public schools, Cleveland, M. D.. Medical Department, Ohio Wesleyan University; post-graduate, University of Prague, Austria; married, Cleveland, March 20, 1907, Eunice S. Emde; two children; resident pathologist and resident physician, Cleveland. City Hospital, 1903-1905; medical supt., Cooley Farm’s, …

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