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Flocks, Rubin Hyman (07 May 1906–17 May 1975), urologist, was born in New York City, the son of Morris Flocks, a tailor, and Rose Blackman. Flocks received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1926 and a medical degree from the same institution in 1930. He was resident house officer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1930–1931. In 1932 he joined the urology department at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City. Flocks became full professor at Iowa in 1946 and chair of the Department of Urology in 1949. He was made professor emeritus in 1974....

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Lydston, G. Frank (03 March 1858–14 March 1923), urologist and transplant surgeon, was born George Frank Lydston in Jacksonville, California, the son of George Nelson Lydston, an entrepreneur and investor, and Lucy McGowan. From California George N. Lydston took his family to his native Maine in 1865 and then to Chicago, Illinois, in 1869. Young Lydston completed his secondary education and then studied medicine in Chicago under F. B. Norcom from 1876 to 1879. He attended Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1877–1878 and attended Bellevue Hospital Medical College in New York City, where he obtained his M.D. in February 1879....

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Young, Hugh Hampton (18 September 1870–23 August 1945), urologic surgeon, was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of General William Hugh Young, a lawyer and real estate developer who had risen to the rank of brigadier general during the Civil War, and Frances Michie Kemper. Young attended public schools in San Antonio and then transferred to the San Antonio Academy. In 1888, at the age of eighteen, he was sent to study under his uncle at the Aspinhill School in Louisa County, Virginia. After his uncle accepted a professorship in Kentucky, Young spent a year at the Staunton (Va.) Academy. In 1890, after working for a summer with a surveyor, he enrolled in the University of Virginia, and three years later he was awarded simultaneously an A.B. and an A.M. A year later, in 1894, he obtained an M.D. from the University of Virginia....