William Chester Minor

Surgeon

1834 – 1920

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Who was William Chester Minor?

William Chester Minor, also known as W. C. Minor was an American army surgeon and one of the largest contributors of quotations to the Oxford English Dictionary. He was held in a lunatic asylum at the time.

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Born
Jun 1, 1834
Sri Lanka
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Died
Mar 26, 1920
New Haven
Resting place
Evergreen Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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