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JONES, James, physician, born in Georgetown, D. C., 18 November, 1807; died in New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 October, 1873. He was graduated at Columbia college, D. C., in 1825, and in medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1828, and practised in his native place till 1831, when he removed to New Orleans, Louisiana, was editor of the "Medical and Surgical Journal" of that city in 1857-'9, and was connected with the University of Louisiana, from 1836 till his death, as professor of obstetrics and diseases of women and children in 1836-'9, then as professor of practical medicine till 1866, and afterward in his former chair. He was also dean of the faculty in 1841-'2 and 1848-'9, and delivered courses of lectures on chemistry. He contributed various articles to medical journals.
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