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date: 20 October 2019

Greenwood, Johnlocked

(17 May 1760–16 November 1819)
  • David Krasner

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Greenwood, John (17 May 1760–16 November 1819), George WashingtonGeorge Washington's dentist, ’s dentist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Isaac Greenwood, an ivory turner, mathematical instrument maker, and the first practical dentist in Boston, and Mary I’ans. Greenwood received the rudiments of an education at the North School in Boston. At age thirteen he was apprenticed for two years to his uncle, Thales Greenwood, a cabinetmaker in Portland, Maine....

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