Alban Gilpin Smith Goldsmith

Alban Gilpin Smith Goldsmith (HM2ADW)

Location: Danville, KY 40422 Boyle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 38.683', W 84° 46.248'

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1795 - 1876

Native of Delaware. Trained in medicine and surgery under E. McDowell, lived in this house 1825-30. He performed the 3rd ovariotomy in the U.S. (1823), was the first to perform laminectomy (1829), and was an innovative contributor to urologic surgery. Professor of Chemistry (1823-32); Professor of Surgery Medical College of Ohio (Cinc. 1833-37), and College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York (1837-39). In 1833 he obtained the first charter for the Louisville Medical Institute, friend and patron of numerous artists and sculptors in American, he was perhaps a miniaturist himself. Dr. Smith and his wife, Taliaferro Middleton, had 3 sons, 2 of whom became physicians.
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Date Added Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 696670 N 4168734
Decimal Degrees37.64471667, -84.77080000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.683', W 84° 46.248'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 40.98" N, 84° 46' 14.88" W
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Area Code(s)859, 606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131 S 2nd St, Danville KY 40422, US
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