William Groce Harrison (1871-1955) biographical file

Identifier: EBL-0552

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Biographical file includes news clippings, photograph, and reprints from The History of Medicine in Alabama


  • 1930 - 1939

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William Groce Harrison received an academic degree from Auburn University and medical degrees from the University of Nashville and the University of Maryland. After his marriage in 1896, Harrison kept a general medical practive in Talladega, Alabama. He decided to change his field to Ophthalmology, and after a year of advanced training in Vienna, he moved to Birmingham. He served as a lecturer on the history of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine for a decade, commuting from Birmingham each week in order to do so. Harrison also worked as the medical examiner for the Protective Life Insurance Company and was a fellow in the American College of Surgeons.


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