Richard Gundry

Birth: 1830, Oct. 14
Death: 1891, Apr. 23
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1830-1891
    Notes: Born at Hampstead, near London, England, October 14, 1830. Came to Canada, 1845; M.D., and first prize, Harvard, 1851; after traveling in Europe, located at Columbus, O., 1853; Demonstrator of Anatomy, Starling Medical College; Assistant Physician, Columbus Hospital for the Insane, and Professor of Materia Medica, Starling Medical College, 1855; Editor of the Ohio Medical and Surgical Journal, 1855-57; Assistant Physician, Southern Ohio Insane Asylum, Dayton, 1857; Medical Superintendent, Southern Ohio Insane Asylum, 1861-72; Vice-President, Ohio Medical Society, 1858-60 and 1864; Medical Superintendant of the Asylum at Athens, O., 1872-77; Medical Superintendant of the Asylum at Columbus, O., 1877-78; Superintendent, Maryland Hospital for the Insane (Spring Grove), 1878-91; Lecturer on Mental Diseases, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, 1880-81; Professor of Mental Diseases and Materia Medica, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1881-91; President, Harvard Association; Vice-President, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1886-87; Orator, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1888; a leading Specialist in Insanity. Died at Spring Grove Asylum, near Baltimore, April 23, 1891.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 420
  • Dates: 1891
    Notes: Died, superintendent of Spring Grove, April 23, 1891, age 60
    Source: Arps, Walter E., Jr., Maryland Mortalities 1876-1915 from the (Baltimore) Sun Almanac Westminster: Family Line Publications: 98
  • Dates: 1891/04/27

    GUNDRY.–On April 23 Dr. RICHARD GUNDRY, Superintendent of Maryland Hospital for the Insane, Spring Grove. [Ohio papers please copy.]

    The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, at the Hospital on this Monday, April 27 at four o’clock P.M. Trains leave Union Station at 3:17 P.M.

    Source: Sun (Baltimore) April 27, 1891