Samuel Jayne Fort

Birth: 1859, Apr. 18
Death: ?
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City
  • Howard


Date Name Occupation Address City
1912 Samuel J. Fort doctor Gelston Heights, Franklin Road. Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1859-?
    Notes: Born at Burlington, N.J., April 18, 1859. Graduated from Pennington Seminary, 1876; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1882; taught in the public schools in Adams County, Pa., 1876-77; Instructor in the Pennsylvania Institute for the Feeble-minded, 1879; Resident Physician, House of Correction, Holmesburg, Pa., 1882-83; practiced at Baltimore, 1883-86; Superintendent of a private school for the feeble-minded, “Font Hill Asylum,” Ellicott City (the first effort in Maryland to teach this class); a Founder of Baltimore Neurological Society, 1893; Demonstrator of Materia Medica and Lecturer on Pharmacology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, 1894, and now Associate Professor of the same branches; President, Howard County Medical Association (first ever established in that county), 1899; author of “Syllabus of Materia Medica,” 1898. P.O., Ellicott City, Md.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 399
  • Dates: 1884-1885
    Notes: Clinical Assistant, Clinical Medicine, Women’s Medical College, Baltimore
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 103