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Samuel David Gross
Birth: Jul. 8, 1805
Death: May 6, 1884

Medical Pioneer. A 1828 graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he would go on to make significant contributions to 19th Century medical knowledge and techniques. He was the first to give systematic course lectures on the topic of anatomy, and was the first to suggest and practice suturing divided nerves and tendons, and treating certain dislocations by wiring up the ends of the bones. He also invented a type of tourniquet, and an pioneering blood transfusion apparatus. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Louisa Ann Gross (1807 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel W Gross (1837 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section CC, Lot 27
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Sep 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11826019
Samuel David Gross
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Samuel David Gross
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Samuel David Gross
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- 2kjmom
 Added: May. 6, 2012
I light a candle for Samuel David Gross ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Thank you for your pioneering work. May you find your heavenly reward.
- zosma
 Added: May. 6, 2011
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