Ewing, James, 1866-1943

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Birth 1866-12-25
Death 1943

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James Ewing was the first chair of Clinical Pathology at Cornell University. He founded the Journal of Cancer Research, and was a founding member of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society. Colonel William Otway Owen graduated from the University of Virginia Department of Medicine, 1878. He joined the U.S. Army Medical Corps as assistant surgeon in 1882. A professor of anatomy at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Colonel Owen also served as Curator at Army Medical Museum 1916-1918. Among his writings are: A chronological arrangement of congressional legislation relating to the Medical Corps of the United States Army from 1785 to 1917 (1918), The Medical department of the United States army (legislative and administrative history) during the period of the revolution (1776-1786) (1920).

From the description of James Ewing correspondence, 1918-1919. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14312719

James Ewing was the first chair of Clinical Pathology at Cornell University. He founded the Journal of Cancer Research, and was a founding member of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.

Colonel William Otway Owen graduated from the University of Virginia Department of Medicine, 1878. He joined the U.S. Army Medical Corps as assistant surgeon in 1882. A professor of anatomy at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Colonel Owen also served as Curator at Army Medical Museum 1916-1918. Among his writings are: A chronological arrangement of congressional legislation relating to the Medical Corps of the United States Army from 1785 to 1917 (1918), The Medical department of the United States army (legislative and administrative history) during the period of the revolution (1776-1786) (1920).

From the guide to the James Ewing Correspondence, 1918-1919, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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