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date: 04 March 2021

Elsberg, Louislocked

(02 April 1836–19 February 1885)
  • Christopher Hoolihan

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Elsberg, Louis (02 April 1836–19 February 1885), laryngologist, was born in Iserlohn, Westphalia, Prussia, the son of Nathan Elsberg and Adelaide (maiden name unknown). Elsberg’s family emigrated in 1849 to the United States, where his father established a small shop in Philadelphia. Following graduation from Philadelphia’s Central High School in 1852, Elsberg taught for two years at a private academy in Winchester, Virginia....

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