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Josiah Flagg

  • Birth 1763 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 1816 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 18827

Medical Pioneer. The first American to make dentistry his life's work. He was a soldier in the American Revolution and a sailor in the war of 1812. He was the father of Josiah Foster Flagg, a Boston surgeon who opposed ether as anesthesia.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18827
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Josiah Flagg (1763–16 Sep 1816), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18827, citing Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .