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Spitzka, Edward Anthonylocked

(17 June 1876–04 September 1922)
  • Duane E. Haines

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Spitzka, Edward Anthony (17 June 1876–04 September 1922), anatomist and brain morphologist, was born in New York City, the only child of Edward Charles Spitzka, a neurologist, and Catherine Wacek. He received his early education in the public schools and, like his father, attended the College of the City of New York, from which he graduated in 1898. After college, Spitzka entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and, on his graduation, with an M.D. in 1902, received the Harsen Clinical Prize and a fellowship in anatomy....

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