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Edward Hallaran Bennett

Born 1837
Died 1907

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Irish surgeon, born April 9, 1837, Cork; died June 21, 1907, Dublin.

Biography of Edward Hallaran Bennett

Edward Hallaran Bennett commenced his studies at the Trinity School in Dublin in 1856. He received his doctorate in that city in 1864 and then settled to practice surgery there. He was active as professor of anatomy at the university and was professor of surgery at Trinity College, as well as surgeon at Dun's and at Mark's Ophthalmological Hospital. Bennett is said to have introduced antisepsis to Dublin and to have performed many osteotomies for rickets. He became President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.

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