Birth: 1818, Nov. 11
- Baltimore City
MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY --------------------------- RECORD --------------------------- Author Parrish, Joseph. Title Statement The pathology of inebriety : A lecture before the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland / by Joseph Parrish, MD. Published Baltimore : Innes & Company, 1874. Description 17 p. : ; 23 cm. Title Statement The pathology of inebriety : A lecture before the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland / by Joseph Parrish, MD. Call Number PAM 3505 Location Main Reading Room
- Dates: 1818-?
Notes: Born at Philadelphia, November 11, 1818; son of Dr. Joseph Parrish. Educated at Burlington, N. J.; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1844; Professor of Obstetrics, Philadelphia Medical College, 1855; in Europe, 1856-57; in charge of the Pennsylvania Training School for Feeble-minded Children, 1857-61; Sanitary Inspector, 1861-65; in charge of the Pennsylvania Sanitarium for the Treatment of Alcoholic and Opium Inebriety, 1865-72; Originator of the American Association for the Cure of Inebriates, and President, 1870-74; Superintendent, Maryland Inebriate Asylum, Baltimore, 1874; settled at Burlington, N. J., 1875; President of the Delaware County Medical Society for three years; Vice-President, State Medical Society of Pennsylvania; Editor, New Jersey Medical and Surgical Reporter, 1848, The Sanitary Commission Bulletin, Transactions of the Association for the Cure of Inebriates, and Quarterly Journal of Inebriety. Last entry in Polk’s Directory, 1890.
Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 528