William David Booker

Birth: 1844, Nov. 11
Death: 1921, Mar. 15
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Directories

Date Name Occupation Address City
1912 William D. Booker doctor 208 W. Monument St. Baltimore City
1890 William D. Booker physician 851 Park Avenue Baltimore

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1844-?
    Notes: Born in Prince Edward County, Va., November, 1844. Educated at Hampden Sidney College, Va., and Johns Hopkins University; M.D., University of Virginia, 1867; Clinical Reporter, Baltimore Infirmary, 1867-68; Professor of Physiology, Woman’s Medical College, Baltimore, 1882-86; Dean, Woman’s Medical College, 1882-85; Professor of Diseases of Children, Woman’s Medical College, 1886-93; Lecturer on Diseases of Children, Johns Hopkins University, 1893-94; Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children, Johns Hopkins University, 1894-; Medical Superintendant, Thomas Wilson Sanitarium; Vice-President, Gastro-Enterological Association, 1899-1900. 208 West Monument Street, Baltimore.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 326
  • Dates: 1844-1921
    Notes:

    Name: William David Booker
    Cause of death: pneumonia
    Death date: Mar 15, 1921
    Place of death: Baltimore, MD
    Birth date: 1844
    Place of birth: VA

    Type of practice: Allopath
    Practice specialities:PD Pediatrics
    States and years of licenses:MD, 1894
    Places and dates of practices:Baltimore, MD, 1867
    Hospital affiliations: Johns Hopkins
    Medical school(s): University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, 1867, (G)
    Other education: Private sch., Hapden Sidney Coll.
    Professorship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, pediatrics
    Journal of the American Medical Association Citation: 76:950

    Source: Directory of Deceased American Physicians 1804-1929

  • Dates: 1844-1921
    Notes: BOOKER, William David (1844-1921), pediatrician of Baltimore, was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, November 11, 1844, the son of James Madison and Lucy Ann Booker. After graduating from the Hampden Sidney College in 1862, he enlisted as a private in the 3rd Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., and served until the end of the War. In 1867 he took his M.D. at the University of Virginia.

    Dr. Booker was professor of clinical pediatrics in the Johns Hopkins Medical School from 1897 until 1909 when he became professor emeritus. The energies of his life were givento the study of the diseases of children, especially the summer diarrheas, prosecuted in the laboratory of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and involving painstaking studies of the colon bacillus. In 1888, he wrote on the bacteria in the dejecta of infants, afflicted with summer diarrhea. A bacteriological and anatomical study of summer diarrheas of infants appeared in 1896.

    He married Julia T. Manning of Baltimore.

    Dr. Booker died from pneumonia, March 15, 1921, at the age of 76.
    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: 123

  • Dates: 1882-1883, 1883-1884
    Notes: Dean and Professor of Physiology and Lecturer on the Diseases of Children, Woman’s Medical College, Baltimore
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 102
  • Dates: 1882-1893
    Notes: Faculty, Women’s Medical College, Baltimore
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 114
  • Dates: 1884-1885
    Notes: Professor of Physiology and Lecturer on Diseases of Children, Woman’s Medical College, Baltimore
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 103