William Sydney Thayer

Birth: 1864, Jun. 23
Death: 1932
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates:
    Notes: See also:
    Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 1: January, 1946-July, 1949. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1949. (BioIn 1)

    Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 11: September, 1976-August, 1979. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1980. (BioIn 11)

    Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1928-1936. (DcAmB)

    Dictionary of American Medical Biography. Two volumes. Edited by Martin Kaufman, Stuart Galishoff, and Todd L. Savitt. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984. (DcAmMeB 84)

    A Dictionary of North American Authors Deceased before 1950. Compiled by W. Stewart Wallace. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1951. Reprint. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968. (DcNAA)

    Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Volumes I-XIV. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1970-1976. (DcScB)

    The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Volume 24. New York: James T. White & Co., 1935. Reprint. Volumes 1-50. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms, 1967-1971. Use the Index to locate biographies. (NatCAB 24)

    The Oxford Companion to Medicine. Two volumes. Edited by John Walton, Paul B. Beeson, and Ronald Bodley Scott. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986. (OxCMed 86)

    Who Was Who in America. A component volume of “Who’s Who in American History.” Volume 1, 1897-1942. Chicago: A.N. Marquis Co., 1943. (WhAm 1)


  • Dates: 1864-?
    Notes: Born at Milton, Mass., June 23, 1864. A.B., Harvard, 1885, and M.D., 1889; House Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1888-89; Assistant Resident Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1890-91; Resident Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1891-98; Associate in Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1895-96; Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1896-; author (with Dr. Hewetson) of “The Malarial Fevers of Baltimore,” Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1895; of “Lecturers on the Malarial Fevers,” Appleton & Co., New York, 1898; and of article on “Infectious Diseases,” in “Progressive Medicine,” vol. i, 1899, Lea Bros. & Co., 8 vo. 406 Cathedral Street, Baltimore.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 591


  • Thayer, William Sydney, The Malarial Fevers of Baltimore: An Analysis of 616 Cases of Malarial
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins. The first comprehensive and authoritative work on malaria, includes a bibliog. of 359 references dealing with experimental work. Also includes six papers by Osler on typhoid.