James Henry Miller

Birth: 1788, Jan 20
Death: 1853, May 25
Occupation: doctor; professor of theory and practice of medicine in Washington Medical College

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 physician Baltimore City 13 339

Directories

Date Name Occupation Address City
1840-1841 J.H. Miller doctor Fayette St. west of Park Baltimore City
1842 James Henry Miller doctor Fayette st 2 doors w of Park Baltimore City
1835-1836 J.H. Miller professor of theory and practice, medical college dwelling, Fayette St near Park Baltimore City
1833 James H. Miller doctor, professor of theory and practice of medicine in Washington Medical College dwelling: 63 Fayette st. west of Park Baltimore City
1845 J.H. Miller physicians Fayette st near Park Baltimore City
1829 James H. Miller M.D. Lexington, east of Howard Baltimore City
1827 James H. Miller M.D. Lexington, south side east of Howard Baltimore City
1831 James H. Miller professor of theory and practice of medicine in Washington Medical College dwelling: Fayette St west of Park Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1788-1853
    Notes: Born at Millerstown, Adams County, Pa., January 20, 1788. A.M., Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., 1808; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1810; practiced at Gettysburg; moved to Baltimore, 1825; Founder of Washington Medical College, Baltimore, 1827; Professor of Practice of Medicine, Washington Medical College, 1827-32; Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Washington Medical College, 1835-42; Orator, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty, 1831; Attending Physician to the Almshouse, 1833; edited A.P.W. Phillip’s work on “Nature and Cure of Diseases,” etc., with notes, 8vo, Baltimore, 1831. Died May 25, 1853 (Q.).
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 504
  • Dates: 1827/03
    Notes: “Washington College, of Washington, Pa., authorizes the establishment of a Medical School in Baltimore. Faculty are H.G. Jameson, Surgery; Sam. K. Jennings, Materia Medica and Therapeutics; Wm. W. Handy, Obstetrics and Diseases of Women; James H. Milller, Practice; Sam. Annan, Anatomy and Physiology; John W. Vethake, Chemistry. They organize and lecture on Holliday street, opposite the Old City Hall.”
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 33-34
  • Dates: 1827/04/25
    Notes: Washington College, of Washington, Pa., authorizes the establishment of a medical school at Baltimore, with the following faculty: H.G. Jameson, Surgery; S.K. Jennings, Materia Medica; W. W. Handy, Obstetrics; James H. Miller, Practice; S. Annan, Anatomy and Physiology; J. W. Vethake, Chemistry (April 25); the lectures begin the following fall on Holliday Street, opposite the City Hall.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 689
  • Dates: 1827-1828 session
    Notes: Faculty, Washington Medical College, Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1828-29 session until 1834-35 session
    Notes: Thomas Emerson Bond taught Theory and Practice of Medicine, Washington Medical College, replacing James H. Miller in 1832
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1834-5
    Notes: Served as Attending Physician, Baltimore City and County Alms House, 1834-5
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 250
  • Dates: 1835-36 session
    Notes: Faculty, Washington Medical College
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1837-1838
    Notes: Officer of the College, Washington Medical College
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 22
  • Dates: 1837-1838
    Notes: President, Washington Medical College
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 22
  • Dates: 1837-38 session until 1841-42 session
    Notes: Faculty, Washington Medical College, Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
    Source: Abrahams, Harold J., Extinct Medical Schools of Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society: 20
  • Dates: 1839
    Notes: Served as the medical staff and one of the three organization planners of the 25th anniversary of the laying of the North Point Monument cornerstone on the battleground of North Point on September 12, 1839.

    Source: “The Memorable 12th of September, 1814” Sun (Baltimore), September 12, 1839
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