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Dr Howard Pinkney

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Dr Howard Pinkney

Birth
Death
14 May 1888 (aged 51)
Burial
Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
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Published in The Daily News, Frederick, Maryland, on Friday, 1 June 1888 and
copied here with any errors:
Death of Dr. Pinkney.
The News some days ago contained a notice of the death of Maj. Howard Pinkney,
M. D., who was well known in Frederick from the fact of his having obtained his
bride here many years ago. The New York Herald gives a full acount of him as
follows: - Major Howard Pinkney, M. D, an eminent surgeon of this city, died May
14 in a railroad coach while traveling from Southampton to London, England. He
was born January 9, 1837, and was a graduate of the College of the City of New
York, taking the degree of A. M. He entered the College of Physicians and
Surgeons in 1856 and was graduated with honors. He was admitted to Bellevue
Hospital, and served there until the breaking out of the war, when he
volunteered in the Ninth militia regiment, Eighty-third N. Y. volunteers; was
appointed to take charge of a hospital at Poolesville, Md , and was at the
battles of Ball's Binff, Harper's Ferry, South Mountain and Antietam. He
contracted typhoid fever and was forced to resign. Having recovered he again
entered service as assistant surgeon, United States army, and was located at
Frederick city, Md. In the latter part of 1863 he married Miss Clara Schley, of
that city. Dr. Pinkney was a representative from New York at the International
Medical Congress in London in 1881; was a member of the military order of the
Loyal Legion; Kane Lodge, 454, R. and A. M; of the New York County Medical
Society; of the Physicians' Aid Society, and was an honorary member of the
Boston Gynseoological Society.He was for 12years senior sural sugeon at the New
York Eye and Ear Infirmary,and established in connection with the Church of the
Holy Trinity a non-sectarian free dispensary, carrying the same on successfully
for seven years. He was the discoverer of the method of discolorizing iodine. He
left one son, W. H. Pinkney, M. D.

Published in The Daily News, Frederick, Maryland, on Friday, 1 June 1888 and
copied here with any errors:
Death of Dr. Pinkney.
The News some days ago contained a notice of the death of Maj. Howard Pinkney,
M. D., who was well known in Frederick from the fact of his having obtained his
bride here many years ago. The New York Herald gives a full acount of him as
follows: - Major Howard Pinkney, M. D, an eminent surgeon of this city, died May
14 in a railroad coach while traveling from Southampton to London, England. He
was born January 9, 1837, and was a graduate of the College of the City of New
York, taking the degree of A. M. He entered the College of Physicians and
Surgeons in 1856 and was graduated with honors. He was admitted to Bellevue
Hospital, and served there until the breaking out of the war, when he
volunteered in the Ninth militia regiment, Eighty-third N. Y. volunteers; was
appointed to take charge of a hospital at Poolesville, Md , and was at the
battles of Ball's Binff, Harper's Ferry, South Mountain and Antietam. He
contracted typhoid fever and was forced to resign. Having recovered he again
entered service as assistant surgeon, United States army, and was located at
Frederick city, Md. In the latter part of 1863 he married Miss Clara Schley, of
that city. Dr. Pinkney was a representative from New York at the International
Medical Congress in London in 1881; was a member of the military order of the
Loyal Legion; Kane Lodge, 454, R. and A. M; of the New York County Medical
Society; of the Physicians' Aid Society, and was an honorary member of the
Boston Gynseoological Society.He was for 12years senior sural sugeon at the New
York Eye and Ear Infirmary,and established in connection with the Church of the
Holy Trinity a non-sectarian free dispensary, carrying the same on successfully
for seven years. He was the discoverer of the method of discolorizing iodine. He
left one son, W. H. Pinkney, M. D.


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