1795 - 1876Native 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|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 696670 N 4168734|
|Decimal Degrees||37.64471667, -84.77080000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 38.683', W 84° 46.248'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 38' 40.98" N, 84° 46' 14.88" W|
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|Area Code(s)||859, 606|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 131 S 2nd St, Danville KY 40422, US|
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