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 Thomas Bond

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Thomas Bond Famous memorial

Birth
Calvert County, Maryland, USA
Death
26 Mar 1784 (aged 71–72)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
7596772 View Source

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.

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 ID: 7596772
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7596772/thomas-bond: accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Bond (1712–26 Mar 1784), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7596772, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.