Dr Reuben Saunders

Dr Reuben Saunders

Birth
Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 13 Dec 1891 (aged 83)
Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Addition Old, Section 16, Lot 245
Memorial ID 5858371 · View Source
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Physician and Grandfather of Irvin Cobb. He discovered that the hypodermic use of morphine-atropine halted cholera during the Paducah, Kentucky epidemic of 1873. He was also the first to advocate fresh air for pneumonia and tuberculosis. He was honored by Medical Associations in both the United States and Europe.

Bio by: Tim Crutchfield


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5858371
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Reuben Saunders (6 Sep 1808–13 Dec 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5858371, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .