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date: 20 November 2019

Wright, Joseph Jefferson Burrlocked

(27 April 1801–14 May 1878)
  • Charles W. Carey Jr.

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Wright, Joseph Jefferson Burr (27 April 1801–14 May 1878), military physician, was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; his parents’ names are unknown. He received an A.B. from Washington (Pa.) College in 1821 and attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1825 to 1826. He married Eliza Jones, with whom he had three children; the year of the marriage is unknown....

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