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FROST, James Henry Paine, physician, born in Bethel, Maine, in 1825; died in Danville, Pennsylvania, in 1875. He was educated at Bowdoin and Amherst, where he was graduated in 1846 and took his medical degree at the Homoeopathic College at Philadelphia in 1849. He practiced for several years at Wilmington, N. C., but in 1853'5 he studied theology at Bangor seminary, Maine, and preached one summer in Richmond, Maine The failure of his voice forced him to leave the ministry, and he returned to medicine, which he practiced for fifteen years in Bangor, Maine He was a professor in the Philadelphia Homeopathic College in 1865'8, and during this period was one of the founders and editors of the " Hahnemanian Monthly." After living for some time at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, he removed to Danville, Pennsylvania, where he remained and continued his residence till his death. He contributed largely to current medical literature.
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