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Carl Stockbridge Leede

Born 1882
Died 1964

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American physician, 1882-1964

Biography of Carl Stockbridge Leede

Physician at the Children's Hospital in Seattle.

We thank Rodney Hearne for information submitted. Carl Stockbridge Leede was his great grandfather.

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