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William Edgar Caldwell

Born  1880-02-23
Died  1943

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    American obstetrician, born February 23, 1880, Ohio; died 1943.

    Biography of William Edgar Caldwell

    William Edgar Caldwell was the son of Milton Etsil Caldwell and Susanna Crothers Adams. He was associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University and Bellevue Hospital.

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