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HUNT, Ezra Mundy, physician, born in Middlesex county, New Jersey, 4 January, 1830. He was graduated at Princeton in 1849, and at the College of physicians and surgeons, New York city, in 1852. He began practice at Metuchen, lectured on materia medica in the Vermont medical college in 1854, and was elected professor of chemistry there in 1855, but declined. He joined the volunteer army as regimental surgeon in 1862, and in 1863 was placed in charge of a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland He has been president of the American public health association, and has contributed papers to eight volumes of "Public Health." Since 1876 he has been secretary of the New Jersey board of health, preparing all its reports, and since 1881 has conducted the sanitary department in the New York "Independent." He was a delegate to the International medical congresses at London (1881)and Copenhagen (1884). His residence is in Trenton, New Jersey He is instructor in hygiene in the State normal school. In 1883 he received the degree of So. D. from Princeton. He is the author of "Patients' and Physicians' Aid" (New York, 1859); "Physicians' Counsels" (Philadelphia, 1859); "Alcohol as a Food and Medicine" (New York, 1877); and "Principles of Hygiene, together with the Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology" (New York, 1887); also of works on religious subjects, especially "Grace Culture" (Philadelphia, 1865) and "Bible Notes for Daily Readers" (New York, 1870).
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