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date: 07 April 2020

Lewis, Warren Harmonlocked

(17 June 1870–03 July 1964)
  • David Y. Cooper

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Lewis, Warren Harmon (17 June 1870–03 July 1964), anatomist, embryologist, and cell physiologist, was born in Suffield, Connecticut, the son of John Lewis, a lawyer, and Adelaide Harmon. Early in his life Lewis’s family moved to Chicago, where he began his education in the public schools of Oak Bank. From 1886 until 1889 he attended the Chicago Manual Training School. While Lewis was a teenager, his mother stimulated his interest in anatomy when she gave him a book by the famous anatomist Henry Gray....

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