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HAYWARD, Lemuel, physician, born in Brain-tree, Massachusetts, 22 March, 1749; died in Jamaica Plain, 20 March, 1821. He was graduated at Harvard in 1768, and, after studying medicine in Boston in 1769 under Dr. Joseph Warren, established himself at Jamaica Plain, and acquired a lucrative practice. At the beginning of the Revolution he entered the army as surgeon, served throughout the war, and at its close removed to Boston, and was distinguished in his profession. In 1798 he returned to his former residence at Jamaica Plain.--His son, George, physician, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 9 March, 1791; died there, 7 October, 1863, was graduated at Harvard in 1809, and took his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1812. He then established himself in Boston, and soon attained eminence in his profession. In 1835-'49 he was professor of clinical surgery in the medical school at Harvard. He was president of the Massachusetts medical society, and a member of the Academy of arts and sciences of Boston, and the corporation of Harvard. He spent several years in Europe and acquired a continental reputation as a surgeon. Dr. Hayward translated Bichat's "General Anatomy" (Boston, 1822); Beckland's "Additions to Bichat's Anatomy" (1823); and is the author of "Outlines of Physiology" (Boston, 1834); and " Surgical Records" (1855)
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