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Ewing, Jameslocked

(25 December 1866–16 May 1943)
  • Juan A. Del Regato

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Ewing, James (25 December 1866–16 May 1943), pathologist, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Julia Ruppert Hufnagel and Thomas Ewing, a judge. Ewing was attending Central High School in Pittsburgh when, at the age of fourteen, he contracted osteomyelitis of the femur, which confined him to bed for two years. While ill he was tutored in Greek and Latin. He entered and won a local contest by providing the largest number of words compounded from the letters in the word ...

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