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JEWELL, James Stewart, physician, born near Galena, Illinois, 8 September, 1837; died in Chicago, Illinois, 19 April, 1887. He was graduated at Chicago medical college in 1860, practised in Williamson county, Illinois, for two years, and then settled in Chicago, where he acquired a reputation as a specialist in nervous and mental diseases. During the civil war he was a contract surgeon in General Sherman's command. He was professor of anatomy in Chicago medical college from 1864 till 1869, and of nervous and mental diseases from 1872 till his death. In 1874 he began the publication of the "Quarterly Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease."
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