Lewis Henry Steiner

Birth: 1827
Death: 1892
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City
  • Frederick

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 doctor Frederick Fredericktown District 32

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1827-1892
    Notes: Born at Frederick City, Md., May 4, 1827. A.B., Marshall College, Mercersburg, Pa., 1846; A.M., Marshall College, 1849; A.M. (ad eund.), St. James College, 1854, and Yale, 1869; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1840; practiced at Frederick, 1849-52; at Baltimore, 1852-61; again at Frederick, 1861; Vaccine Physician, 1853; Lecturer at the Maryland Medical Institute, 1852-55; Professor of Chemistry, Maryland College of Pharmacy, 1856-61, 1864-65; Lecturer on Applied Chemistry, Maryland Institute; Professor of Chemistry and Natural History, Columbian College, Washington; Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy, National Medical College, Washington; Lecturer on Chemistry and Physics, College of St. James, Hagerstown, Md.; Orator, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1856 and 1874; Vice-President, American Public Health Association, 1876-77; President, American Academy of Medicine, 1879; President of the School Board, Frederick County, Md., 1865-68; Member of the Senate of Maryland, 1871-83; Chief Inspector, United States Sanitary Commission, Army of the Potomac, during the Civil War; Librarian, Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore, 1884-92; Assistant Editor, American Medical Monthly, New York, 1861; Translator of “Wills’ Chemical Analysis.” Died at Baltimore, February 18, 1892.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 580
  • 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: 1853
    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: 273
  • Dates: 1856/02/07
    Notes: Dr. L. H. Steiner publishes a valuable medico-legal contribution on Strychnia.
    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: 1856/06/04
    Notes:

    MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY
    
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    RECORD
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    Author
    Steiner, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1827-1892
    
    Title Statement
    The medical profession and modern chemistry. : an oration delivered before
    the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, at its annual convention,
    June 4, 1856.
    
    Published
    Baltimore : Printed by J. Lucas & son, 1856.
    
    Description
    28 p. ; 23 cm.
    
    LCCN
    06007903
    
    Title Statement
    The medical profession and modern chemistry. : an oration delivered before
    the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, at its annual convention,
    June 4, 1856.
    
    Subject
    Biochemistry.
    
    Call Number
    PAM 122
    
    Location
    Main Reading Room
    

    Source:

  • Dates: 1871-82
    Notes: Served in Maryland Senate, 1871-82
    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: 249

Bibliography

  • Steiner, Lewis H., Report on the Progress of Medical Chemistry Baltimore: Printed by J. Lucas & Son.
  • Steiner, Lewis H., Some Changes Required by the Present Status of Medicine Philadelphia: Collins, printer.
  • Steiner, Lewis H., Report on the Recent Contributions of Chemistry to the Medical Profession Richmond, VA: Printed by Ritchie and Dunnavant.
  • Steiner, Lewis H., Lecture, Introductory to the Course on Chemistry and Pharmacy, in the National Medical College, Washington, D.C. Delivered October 31, 1853 Chambersburg, PA: M. Kieffer & Co..
  • Steiner, Lewis H., Oration before the Medical and Surgical Society of Baltimore, at its Fourth Anniversary Meeting, January 17, 1859 Baltimore: Printed by J. D. Toy.