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CLARK, Alonzo, physician, born in Chester, Massachusetts, 1 March, 1807 ; died in New York City, 13 September, 1887. He was graduated at Williams in 1828, and at the College of physicians and surgeons, New York, in 1835. Afterward he settled in New York City, where he became an eminent practitioner. He held the chair of pathology and materia medica in Vermont medical College, of physiology and pathology in the College of physicians and surgeons m 1848-'55, and of pathology and practical medicine at the same institution in 1855-'85, where he was also dean and president of the faculty in 1875-'85. Dr. Clark was also visiting physician to Bellevue hospital, president of the medical board, and con-suiting physician to St. Luke's hospital and to the Roosevelt hospital. He was a member of the New York academy of medicine, and of the American medical association, and was president of the State medical association in 1853. He was a frequent contributor to the medical press.
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