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Larsell, Olof (13 March 1886–08 April 1964), medical researcher and educator, was born in Rättvik, Sweden, the son of John Larsell, a railroad worker, and Anna Anderson. Moving to the United States in 1888, Larsell’s father established himself in Tacoma, Washington, and sent for his family in 1891. Larsell attended the Edison School in Tacoma and, for high school, the Vashon Military Academy. He enrolled at McMinnville (now Linfield) College in Oregon in 1907 and graduated in 1910 with a B.S. in zoology. While in college he met Leo Dorcas Fleming, whom he married in June 1911; they had three sons. After his graduation, Larsell was an instructor of biology at Linfield College from 1910 to 1913....


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Magoun, Horace Winchell (23 June 1907–06 March 1991), neuroscientist and educator, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Roy Winchell Magoun, an Episcopal clergyman, and Minnie Sheida. Nicknamed “Tid” by his baby sister, he grew up mostly in Rhode Island, where during the First World War his father founded and directed the Seaman’s Church Institute. After graduating in 1929 from Rhode Island State College, Magoun did graduate work at Syracuse University, New York (M.S., 1931), and Northwestern University Medical School, from which he received a Ph.D. in anatomy in 1934. He married Jeanette Jackson in 1931; they had three children....