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JONES, Walter, physician, born in Virginia in 1745; died in Westmoreland county, Virginia, 31 December. 1815. He was graduated at William and Mary in 1760, and studied medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland, receiving his degree in 1770. On his return he settled in Northumberland county, Virginia, and attained note as a scholar and physician. In 1777 he was appointed by congress physician-general of the hospital in the middle military department. He was afterward elected to congress as a Democrat, serving from 1797 till 1799, and again from 1803 till 1811. He was at one time a free-thinker, but he subsequently embraced the Christian faith and wrote a volume denouncing his former theories.
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