- Ethan S. Rafuse
Warren, Joseph (30 May 1741–17 June 1775), physician and patriot leader, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Warren and Mary Stevens, farmers. Upon completing his studies at Roxbury Latin School in 1755, the same year his father died, Joseph entered Harvard College. He graduated twenty-fifth in a class of thirty-five. After serving a term as master of Roxbury Latin and arguing his thesis in the field of medicine, Warren entered into an apprenticeship with Dr. ...