James Knight

Birth: 1810, Feb. 14
Death: 1877, Oct. 24
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 physician Baltimore City 13 341


Date Name Occupation Address City
1833 James Knight doctor, patent truss office corner Fayette & North Sts. Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1810-1877
    Notes: Born at Taneytown, Frederick County, Md., February 14, 1810; son of Samuel Knight. Educated at St. Mary’s College, South Mountain, Md.; M.D., Washington Medical College, Baltimore, 1832; in Baltimore General Dispensary seven years; practiced at Baltimore and at Cincinnati for a short time; settled at New York City, 1835; in 1840, limited his practice to Orthopaedic Surgery; Assistant in orthopaedic Surgery, University of New York, 1842-44; organized Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled, 1863; Surgeon in Charge, Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled, 1863+; author of “The Improvement of the Health of Children and Adults by the Alterations of the Human Frame,” 1874; “Static Electricity as a Therapeutic Agent,” 1882. Died at New York, October 24, 1887.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 469
  • Dates: 1831-1838 between
    Notes: Graduate, Washington Medical College
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 28
  • Dates: 1836
    Notes: Attending Physician, Baltimore General Dispensary
    Source: Baxley, C. Herbert, ed., A History of the Baltimore General Dispensary Baltimore: Baltimore General Dispensary Foundation, Inc.: 110