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GOULEY, John William Severin, physician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, 11 March, 1832. His parents were of French origin. He received a classical education, and was graduated M. D. at the College of physicians and surgeons in New York City in 1853. He then established himself in practice in that City, and performed many difficult operations in surgery, such as excising half of the lower jaw, the entire radius, and the entire lower jaw. In 1856 he was professor of anatomy in the Vermont medical College at Woodstock. In 1859 he became attending physician to Bellevue hospital, New York City. In 1861-'4 he was an assistant surgeon in the United States army. In 1864-'6 he was demonstrator of anatomy and instructor in histology and in operative surgery in the medical department of the University of New York, in 1866-'71 professor of clinical surgery and genito-urinary diseases, and in 1876 was reappointed. He has published various and a volume on "Diseases of the Urinary papers, Organs" (New York, 1873).
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