Nathaniel Chapman

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Birthday
28, 1780
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Jul 1, 1853 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1780
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Jul 1, 1853 (73)

About

Famous physician and founder of the American Medical Association and the American Journal of the Medical Sciences.

Before Fame

He earned his Medical Doctorate in 1800.

Trivia

He gave lectures on obstetrics that became so popular that he was named Professor of Midwifery at the University of Pennsylvania.

Family Life

He married Rebecca Biddle in 1808.

Associated With

He studied under U.S. founding father Benjamin Rush after moving to Philadelphia in 1797.