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Dr Jerome Cochran
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1831
Moscow
Fayette County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1895
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA

Father: Augustus Owen Cochran
Mother: Francis B. Bailey
1850 - Farmer, Marshall Co, MS
05/09/1855 - Married, Sarah "Sallie" Jane Johnson Collins, DeSoto Co, MS
1855 - Studied medicine, Memphis, TN, under medical preceptors,Dr. R. H. Harrison
and Dr. W.K. Bowling.
1856 - Received first M.D. degree, Botanic Medical College, Memphis, TN
1857 - Practiced medicine, Fayette Co, MS
1860 - Sarah, his wife, was living in DeSoto
Co, MS with two children. It is possible that
Jerome was a medical student in Nashville, TN
1861 - Received 2nd M.D. degree, Medical Department of the University of Nashville, Nashville, TN
06/05/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, Provisional Army
of the Confederate States, Okolona, MS
06/06/1862 - Ordered to report to Medical
Director J. D. Caldwell, Okolona, MS, by
Medical Director F. A. Ross, Army of AL & West FL
09/26/1862 - Appointed Asst. Surgeon,
Provisional Army of the Confederate States,
to rank from 06/06/1862
09/26/1862 - Confirmed as Asst. Surgeon by the Confederate States Senate
10/06/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, Hospital,
Marion, MS
11/06/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, Marion Station,
Lauderdale Co, MS
12/01/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, Hospital,
Marion, MS
01/01/1863 - Asst. Surgeon, General Hospital, Marion, MS
02/17/1863 - "Surgeon Jerome Cochran will
report to Medical Director [Nathaniel Savage]
Crowell, at Jackson, Miss., for assignment to duty."
02/28/1863 - Asst. Surgeon, General Hospital, Marion, MS
04/01/1863 - Surgeon, General Hospital, Marion, MS
05/01/1863 - Surgeon, General Hospital, Marion, MS
07/09/1863 - Appointed Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from 06/06/1862
08/01/1863 - Surgeon, General Hospital, Marion, MS
09/01/1863 - Surgeon, Gen. Breckinridge's Division Hospital, Marion, MS
10/01/1863 - Surgeon, Marion Station, MS
01/00/1864 - Surgeon, Hospital, Marion Station, MS
01/01/1864 - Surgeon, Hospital,
Tuscaloosa, AL
01/30/1864 - Confirmed as Surgeon by the
Confederate States Senate
03/01/1864 - Surgeon, Hospital,
Tuscaloosa, AL
03/23/1864 - Assigned to duty, 2nd
Congressional District [?AL]
05/09/1864 - President, Medical Examining
Board for the 2nd District, Conscript Dept.,
Montgomery, AL
08/18/1864 - Surgeon, Tuscaloosa, AL
1865 - Practiced medicine, Mobile,
Mobile Co, AL
1868-1873 - Professor of chemistry, Medical College of Alabama, Mobile, AL
1873 - Chairman, Committee on Public Health, Alabama State Medical Association
1875 - Drafted the Act entitled "Act to
establish boards of health in the
State of Alabama." (passed by the legislature)
1874,1883 - Practiced medicine, Mobile, Mobile Co, AL
1886 - Practiced medicine, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL
1888 - Published the paper "Problems in
regard to yellow-fever and the prevention
of yellow-fever epidemics", Public Health
Pap Rep, vol. 14, pp. 41-50
1890,1893 - Practiced medicine, Montgomery,
Montgomery Co, AL
1893 - Senior Censor and Chairman, State
Board of Medical Examiners, AL
1893 - Committee of Public Health, Alabama State House

Dr. Cochran's obituary in the Journal of the American Medical Association recaps many of
his achievements and adds "He had his
'quips and oddities', what genius has not? But take him all in all, we shall not see his like. His friends, his state, his country and our association have suffered a great loss"
1895 JAMA, vol. 27, p. 448-49.

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
07/21/2012. Unpublished database.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Cochran (1833 - 1880)
 
Burial:
Catholic Cemetery
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
 
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