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Powhatan Clarke (19 Sep. 1837-25 Apr. 1917)

Powhatan Clarke was born in Gloucester County, Virginia, the son of Colin Clarke (1791-1865) and Mary Goode Lyle (1801-1884). He attended the University of Virginia in sessions 31-33 (1854-1857), then attended the medical school at New York University, graduating in … Continue reading

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Walter Reed (13 Sep. 1851-23 Nov. 1902)

To commemorate the imminent closing of the old Walter Reed Army Medical Center, I think it’s appropriate for us to give some thought to the life of the man for whom the institution was named. – JLC Walter Reed was … Continue reading

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