Christopher Johnston

Birth: 1822, Sep. 27
Death: 1891, Oct. 12
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Directories

Date Name Occupation Address City
1877 Christopher Johnston doctor Franklin and Park Sts. Baltimore City
1865-1866 Christopher Johnston doctor 34 Mulberry Baltimore City
1867-1868 Christopher Johnston doctor corner Franklin and Park Baltimore City
1849-1850 Christopher Johnston doctor 129 Saratoga Baltimore City
1863-1864 C. Johnston doctor 34 Mulberry Baltimore City
1881 Christopher Johnston doctor Franklin and Park Ave. Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1822-1891
    Notes: Born at Baltimore, September 27, 1822. Educated at St. Mary’s College, Baltimore; student of Dr. John Buckler; M.D., University of Maryland, 1844; Resident Physician, Baltimore Almshouse; visited Europe in 1844, and again in 1853-55 and 1886; a Founder of Maryland Medical Institute, and Lecturer there, 1847+; Vaccine Physician, 1847; Lecturer on Experimental Physiology and Microscopy and Curator of the Museum, University of Maryland, 1855-57; Professor of Anatomy, Baltimore Dental College, 1857-64; Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, University of Maryland, 1864-66; Professor of Anatomy, University of Maryland, 1866-69; Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland, 1869-81; Emeritus Professor, 1881-91; President of Alumni Association, University of Maryland, 1882 and 1888; Founder and President, Pathological and Clinical Societies; President, Baltimore Medical Association; Vice-President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, 1875-76, and President, 1876-77; Consulting Surgeon, Hebrew Hospital and Church Home and Infirmary; Consulting Surgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital; President, Maryland Academy of Science, 1885 and 1887; author of “Ashhurst’s Encyclopaedia of Surgery” (on plastic surgery and skin grafting). “An accomplished gentleman, an expert artist and microscopist, and a skillful surgeon.” Died at Baltimore, October 12, 1891.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 458
  • Dates: 1847
    Notes: Dr. Chas. Fricke, with Drs. S. Theobald, Sen., Steiner and Christ. Johnson, establish the Maryland Medical Institute at Fayette street and Elbow alley.
    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: 38
  • Dates: 1847
    Notes: Vaccine physician
    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: 270
  • Dates: 1847
    Notes: Maryland Medical Institute, a preparatory school of high rank, founded at Baltimore by Drs. C. Frick, E. W. Theobald, D. Stewart and C. Johnston, at corner of Fayette Street and Elbow Alley.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 700
  • Dates: 1855/01/11
    Notes: Dr. Christopher Johnson publishes a paper on the auditory apparatus of the mosquito, which has been republished largely in foreign journals.
    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: 41
  • Dates: 1856/02/07
    Notes: Dr. Christ. Johnston publishes an able paper on the Minute Anatomy of the Teeth, which is highly valued.
    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: 41
  • Dates: 1864
    Notes: Dr. Christopher Johnston, Professor Anatomy and Physiology at Maryland University.
    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: 43
  • Dates: 1864-after 1890
    Notes: Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Lecturer 1862-63
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 211
  • Dates: 1882/09/19
    Notes: Hospital Opening and Dispensary Consolidation
    The Baltimore Eye, Ear and Throat Charity Hospital, No. 186 Franklin street, opened its outpatient or dispensary department yesterday. The institution is a consolidation of the Eye and Ear Dispensary of the Church Home, North Broadway, the Baltimore Charity Eye and Ear Dispensary, Central Avenue, the eye and ear department of the Baltimore General Dispensary, Liberty street, and the Baltimore Throat Dispensary, Park avenue, all of which have been discontinued. The staff of the hospital is made up of specialists formerly connected with those institutions, as follows: Eye and ear, Drs. Samuel Theobald, S.L. Frank, Russell Murdock and I. Bermann; throat, Drs. J.H. Hartman, Samuel Johnston and John N. McKenzie; consulting surgeons, Drs. Alan P. Smith, L. McLane Tiffany, Christopher Johnson and Oscar J. Coskery; consulting physicians, Drs. Samuel C. Chew, G.W. Miltenberger, Rigin Buckler and Ferd. J. Chatard, Jr. The hospital is supported by volunteer contributions, and treatment will be supplied free of charge to the poor. The in-patient department, provided with free beds, will be opened about October 1. The officers of the institution are as follows: Hon. Geo. Wm. Brown, president; John W. McCoy, Samuel G. Wyman, vice-presidents; Clayton C. Hall, treasurer; John N. Mackenzie, M.D., secretary; finance committee, Wm. H. Perot, C. Morton Stewart, Mendes Cohen, W.S. Rayner; board of trustees, John Lee Carroll, Ernest Knabe, C. Morton Stewart, Wm. H. Perot, T. Edward Hambleton, Samuel G. Wyman, Jno. W. McCoy, W. S. Rayner, Samuel H. Lyon, T. Harrison Garrett, Mendes Cohen, S. Teackle Wallis, Wesley A. Tucker, Geo. Wm. Brown, Clayton C. Hall.

    Source: Sun (Baltimore), 19 September 1882.
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  • Dates: 1891
    Notes: Died, Baltimore City, October 11, 1891, age 69
    Source: Arps, Walter E., Jr., Maryland Mortalities 1876-1915 from the (Baltimore) Sun Almanac Westminster: Family Line Publications: 125