Henry Stanley Plummer

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Birthday
3, 1874
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Dec 31, 1936 (62)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
3, 1874
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Dec 31, 1936 (62)

About

Endocrinologist who co-founded the prestigious Mayo Clinic and its landmark Plummer Building in Rochester, Minnesota.

Before Fame

He first met the Mayo brothers through his father. He impressed them with his knowledge of blood disorders enough to have them offer him a place in their new hospital.

Trivia

In addition to his medical knowledge, he also helped to set up the administrative and record keeping techniques that became the standard for the medical profession.

Family Life

He was born in Hamilton, Fillmore County, Minnesota. His father was also a physician.

Associated With

Dr. William James Mayo called his hiring the best day's work he had ever done.