Birth: 1844, Nov. 11
Death: 1921, Mar. 15
- Baltimore City
|1912||William D. Booker||doctor||208 W. Monument St.||Baltimore City|
|1890||William D. Booker||physician||851 Park Avenue||Baltimore|
- 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
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