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Henry Stanley Plummer

Born  1874-03-03
Died  1936-12-31

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American internist and endocrinologist, born March 3, 1874, Hamilton, Minnesota; died December 31, 1936.

Biography of Henry Stanley Plummer

Henry Stanley Plummer graduated M.D. from North-Western University in 1898. He practised with his father in Racine, Minnesota, for a period before he joined the Mayo Clinic in 1901. He later became head of the internal department of the Mayo Clinic and professor at the Medical School of Minnesota.

We thank Leonid Churilov for information submitted. Churilov is Chairman of Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, St. Petersburg State University.


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