Jesse Wiliam Lazear

Birth: 1866, May 20
Death: 1900, Sep. 25
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1866-1900
    Notes: Born in Baltimore County, May 20, 1866. Educated at Trinity Hall Military School, Washington Pa., and Johns Hopkins University; A.B., Johns Hopkins, 1889; M.D., College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, 1892; House Physician, Bellevue Hospital; for two years Assistant in Vanderbilt Clinic; one year studied at Edinburgh, Paris and Berlin; Assistant Resident Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1895-96; Assistant in Clinical Microscopy, Johns Hopkins University, 1897-99; Acting Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A., assignment to duty in the Hospital at Havana, January, 1900; on Government Commission for the investigation of yellow fever; a martyr to the cause of humanity while investigating yellow fever. Died at Quemdos, Cuba, September 25, 1900.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 474