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Dr Thomas Hewson Bache
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1826
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1912
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Surgeon.

He attended the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his A.B. in 1846 and A.M. in 1849, then received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1850. Bache served his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital (1852-1853).

He was attending physician, manager, and treasurer at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and director and vice-president at the Pennsylvania Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. Bache was elected to Fellowship in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1852. He was also a member of the Philadelphia County Medical Society, the Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania, and the Pathological Society of Philadelphia.

Founded the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with Doctors Francis Lewis and R.A.F. Penrose.

First served as Chief Surgeon of the 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry from April 25. 1861 to August 2, 1861. Then served as a Volunteer surgeon in the American Civil War, in Cape Hatteras, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Vicksburg, and then home to Philadelphia.

Curator of the Mutter Museum from 1866 to 1885.

Son of Doctor Franklin Bache.

Grandson of Benjamin Franklin Bache.

Great-grandson of Sarah Franklin Bache and Richard Bache.

Great-great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Franklin Bache (1792 - 1864)
  Aglae Dabadie Bache (1796 - 1835)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Dabadie Bache (1819 - 1821)*
  Caroline Bache (1821 - 1849)*
  Margaret Hartman Bache (1822 - 1904)*
  John George Bache (1825 - 1880)*
  Thomas Hewson Bache (1826 - 1912)
  Charles Meigs Bache (1829 - 1890)*
  Albert Dabadie Bache (1832 - 1895)*
  Mary Williams Bache (1834 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 15, Lot 77 & 78
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Nov 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44663997
Dr Thomas Hewson Bache
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Dr Thomas Hewson Bache
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Dr Thomas Hewson Bache
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My distant cousin. In honor of your military service, rest in peace.
- c j
 Added: Nov. 4, 2011

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Oct. 1, 2010
 
 
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