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Col Bailey Kelly Ashford
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1873
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1934
Condado
San Juan Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA

Educated at the Georgetown University Medical School, he was the first to describe and successfully treat North American hookworm in 1899. He lead a treatment campaign to treat people afflicted with the parasite, and ultimately cured about 300,000 people. He was the founding member of the Puerto Rico Anemia Commission, serving from 1904 to 1906. He served in the Spanish American War. He wrote his biography, A Soldier in Science, Anemia in Puerto Rico and Uncinariasis in puerto Rico. His remains were re-interred on April 20, 1954 from the Ft. Brooke Military Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Asbury Ashford Darne (1841 - 1883)
  Isabella Walker Ashford (1845 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  María Ashford (1878 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Mahlon Ashford López (1900 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bailey Kelly Ashford (1873 - 1934)
  Horace Frost Ashford Walker (1879 - 1901)*
  Mahlon Ashford Walker (1881 - 1954)*
  Isabella Ashford Walker (1883 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Puerto Rico National Cemetery
Bayamon
Bayamon Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA
Plot: Sec. A, Grave 1204
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jun 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27762542
Col Bailey Kelly Ashford
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Col Bailey Kelly Ashford
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Col Bailey Kelly Ashford
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Forgotten you are not; Rest in peace dear cousin.
- Sofia RGelpi
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014

- Jayne
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful work you did in favor of the people of my island of Puerto Rico. You will never be forgotten by the people of this island.
- Leilani
 Added: Sep. 5, 2012
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