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Horsfall, Frank Lappin, Jr. (14 December 1906–19 February 1971), clinician, virologist, and administrator, was born in Seattle, Washington, the son of Frank Horsfall, a physician, and Jessie Laura Ludden. Horsfall first wanted to become an engineer, but by the end of four years of college at the University of Washington, his interests had switched to medicine, and he entered McGill University Medical School in Montreal, Canada, in 1927....

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Rivers, Thomas Milton (03 September 1888–12 May 1962), medical scientist and research administrator, was born in Jonesboro, Georgia, the son of Alonzo Burrill Rivers, a farmer, cotton buyer, and warehouse owner, and Mary Martha Coleman. Rivers spent his childhood on the family farm and received only the barest education at the Middle Georgia Military Academy in Jonesboro. He enrolled at Emory College in Oxford, Georgia, in the fall of 1904, beginning as a “subfreshman” because of the limitations of his previous education. After five years, he graduated first in his class, with a higher average than any previous Emory student....