Abram Blumenthal Arnold

Birth: 1820, Feb. 4
Death: 1904, Mar. 28
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 physician Baltimore City 4 66

Directories

Date Name Occupation Address City
1877 A.B. Arnold doctor 7 S. High St. Baltimore City
1865-1866 Abraham B. Arnold doctor 7 S High Baltimore City
1868-1869 Abraham B. Arnold doctor 7 S High Baltimore City
1881 Abramham B. Arnold doctor 168 W. Fayette Baltimore City
1851 Abraham B. Arnold doctor 122 E Lombard Baltimore City
1867-1868 Abraham B. Arnold doctor 7 S High Baltimore City
1859-1860 A.B. Arnold doctor 9 S High Baltimore City
1856-1857 Abraham B. Arnold physician 113 E Lombard Baltimore City
1859-1860 Abraham B. Arnold physician 7 S. High St. Baltimore City
1858-1859 Abraham B. Arnold doctor 7 S High Baltimore

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1820-?
    Notes: BIOGRAPHY
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 57-58
  • Dates: 1820-?
    Notes: Born at Jebenhausen, Wurttemberg, February 4, 1820. Emigrated to American, 1832-33. A.B., Mercersburg College, Pa., 1842; student of Dr. R. Lehwers, New York; attended lectures at the University of Pennsylvania and Washington University, Baltimore; M.D., Washington University, Baltimore, 1848; practiced first, at Carlisle, Pa.; President, Baltimore Medical Association, 1871-72; Vice-President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, 1873-74 and 1875-76; President of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1877-78; Professor of Practice of Medicine, Washington University, Baltimore, 1872-77; Professor of Nervous Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, 1877-89; Emeritus Professor, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1889- ; Consulting Physician to Hebrew Hospital, Baltimore, retired, 1892; author of ‘Manual of Nervous Diseases,’ 8vo. His attention was directed especially to Nervous Diseases. 2016 Madison Avenue, Baltimore.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 306
  • Dates: 1820-1904
    Notes: ARNOLD, Abram Blumenthal (1820-1904), teacher of medicine, the son of isaac and Hannah Blumenthal, was born in Jebenhausen, Weurtemburg, Germany, February 4, 1820, and came to America in 1832-3. After graduating at Mercersburg College he studied medicine with R. Lehwers, New York, took his first course of medical lectures at the University of Pennsylvania in 1848 and received his M.D. at Washington University, Baltimore. His first practice was in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. From 1872 to 1877 he was professor of the practice of medicine in Washington University; professor of nervous diseases in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, from 1877 to 1879; from the last date until his death emeritus professor. He was consulting physician to the Hebrew Hospital, Baltimore, retiring in 1892, and he was president of the Maryland Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1877-1878.

    Arnold was the author of “Manual of Nervous Diseases,” 170 pp., New York, 1855, and of “Circumcision,” “New York Medical Journal,” 1866. Xxxix.

    He married Ellen Dennis and had a daughter and three sons, one of whom was J. Dennis Arnold, (1856-1919) a physician of San Francisco.

    He died at San Francisco, March 28, 1904.
    Source: Kelly, Howard A. and Burrage, Walter J., Dictionary of American Medical Biography: Lives of Eminent Physicians of the United States and Canada, From the Earliest Times [reprint of 1928 edition] Boston: Milford House: 36-7

  • Dates: 1857
    Notes: Dr. A. B. Arnold publishes three cases of Scleroderma (the first reported in the United States).
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 42
  • Dates: 1904
    Notes: Died, Baltimore City, March 28, 1904, age 85.
    Source: Arps, Walter E., Jr., Maryland Mortalities 1876-1915 from the (Baltimore) Sun Almanac Westminster: Family Line Publications: 7

Bibliography

  • Arnold, Abraham B., Manual of nervous diseases and an introduction to medical electricity New York: J.H. Vail.
  • Arnold, Abraham B., Manual of nervous diseases San Francisco: The Bancroft Company.