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NELSON, Daniel Thurber, physician, born in Milford, Massachusetts, 16 September, 1839. He was graduated at Amherst in 1861, and at Harvard medical school in 1865. Meanwhile, in 1861-'2, he was a medical cadet at the Massachusetts general hospital, and in 1862-'5 acting assistant surgeon in the armies of the James and of the Potomac. Dr. Nelson then established himself in Chicago and engaged in general practice, giving special attention to gynecology. In 1866 he was elected professor of physiology and histology at Chicago medical college, which chair he then held until 1880, and in 1881 he was made adjunct professor of gynecology at Rush medical college. He is also attending physician at Mercy hospital. Dr. Nelson has invented an improved trivalve speculum and other surgical instruments. His publications have been restricted to contributions to the medical journals.
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