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Dr Amariah Brigham
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1798
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1849
New York, USA

The first superintendent of the Utica Lunatic Asylum (now known as "Old Main")

Amariah Brigham (December 26, 1798 in New Marlborough, Massachusetts September 8. 1849 in Utica, New York) was an American psychiatrist and one the founding members in 1844 of the The Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane, which eventually became The American Psychiatric Association. While serving as the first director of the Utica Psychiatric Center, Dr. Brigham launched and became the first editor of its official journal, The American Journal of Insanity (now called The American Journal of Psychiatry).
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Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Victoria Taylor-True
Record added: Apr 23, 2013
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Dr Amariah Brigham
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Dr Amariah Brigham
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