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Martin Feeney Engman

Born 1869
Died 1953

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American dermatologist, born August 20, 1869, New Orleans, Louisiana; died 1953.

Biography of Martin Feeney Engman

Martin Feeney Engman attended the University of New York, where he obtained his doctorate in 1891, before continuing his studies at Heidelberg, Paris, Berlin, and Hamburg. He settles as a specialist of dermatiology in St. Louis, representing dermatology at the Washington University, St. Louis, from 1905.

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