16 April 2009

NY Times on Dr. Nathan Bozeman

A couple of days ago, I introduced you to a well known physician buried in Rose Hill -- Dr. Nathan Bozeman. Mr. Bozeman passed away 16 December 1905 in New York. Here is his obituary from the Times, issue 18 December 1905:

Dr. Nathan Bozeman
Dr. Nathan Bozeman, a surgeon well known in this country and in Europe, died on Saturday morning at his residence, 162 East Seventy-first Street, after a week's ill[n]ess following a stroke of apoplexy. He was in his eighty-first year.

Dr. Bozeman was born in Butler county, Alabama, and was educated in the University of Louisville. He first practiced in Montgomery, Ala., achieved a reputation as a surgeon, and became known as a writer on gynecology. Later he was called upon to treat cases in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, and Paris. For several years he owned a private hospital in New Orleans. Dr. Bozeman was in the Confederate service as a member of the Examining Board of Army Surgeons. He will be buried at Macon, Ga.

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