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Dr John Wesley Dunn
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1858
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1890
District Of Columbia, USA

s/o John & Anna Weysser Dunn. Graduated as an MD from Columbia University, Washington, DC in 1879. Died after contracting diptheria from a patient.

The Evening Star, December 31, 1891, p. 8
Death of Dr. John W. Dunn

The death of Dr. John W. Dunn, a well-known physician of Capitol Hill, which took place at his residence, 129 B street southeast, yesterday afternoon, causes much regret and deep sympathy for his family. Dr. Dunn was only thirty years of age, but had already built up a large practice. He studied medicine with the late Dr. C.M. Ford, and at his death succeeded to the larger portion of Dr. Ford's practice. A few weeks ago he was in attendance on a very severe case of diphtheria and he took the disease, which resulted in his death yesterday. He married a Miss Marche of East Washington four years ago, and she survives him with three children. His funeral will take place from the Church of the
Reformation Friday morning at 11 o'clock.
Obit provided by ddooley@congressionalcemetery.org
 
 
Inscription:
"A martyr to his profession. His life was lost in the effort to save that of a little child."
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 67 site 202
 
Created by: Teri
Record added: Oct 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79566645
Dr John Wesley Dunn
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
 
Dr John Wesley Dunn
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