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Thomas Bond

  • Birth 1712 Calvert County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1784 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 7596772

Medical Pioneer. Born in Calvert County, Maryland, he was a physician whom practiced medicine in Philadelphia for 50 years. A noted surgeon, with the help of Benjamin Franklin he founded the Pennsylvania Hospital in 1751, the first and oldest hospital in America. He also was a founder of the American Philosophical Society and the Academy and College of Philadelphia. From 1749 until his death, he served as a trustee of the Academy and College of Philadelphia and as a trustee of the University of the State of Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7596772
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Bond (1712–26 Mar 1784), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7596772, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .