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Bell, Luther V.locked

(20 December 1806–11 February 1862)
  • Jacques M. Quen


Bell, Luther V. (20 December 1806–11 February 1862), psychiatrist and founding member of the American Psychiatric Association, was born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, the son of Samuel Bell, a lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, and U.S. senator, and Mehitable Dana. After his mother’s death in August 1810, Bell spent his early years with his paternal grandparents in Londonderry (now Derry), New Hampshire....

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