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Dr James Hunter Downie
Birth: Aug. 9, 1864
Orchard Lake
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1948
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

James Hunter Downie's birth is given as Orchard Lake but it was also known as Scotch Settlement.

Dr. Downie, the son-in-law of Dr. Isaac Douglas (Find A Grave Memorial# 9754071), was an 1890 graduate of Vanderbilt University, Department of Dentistry, Nashville, Tennessee.

He had a DDS degree that is the one awarded by the majority of dental schools in the United States. The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery was established in 1840 and was THE FIRST DENTAL SCHOOL IN THE WORLD and thus the first to grant the DDS degree. The DMD degree was first used in 1867 when Harvard established the first university affiliated dental school. The reason this degree is DMD rather than DDM is that it stands for the Latin "Dentariae Medicinae Doctor."

Family links: 
  Elizabeth Douglas Downie (1866 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Romeo Cemetery
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
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