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To the Editor:
—As Secretary of the University Medical College of Kansas City I am instructed to inform you of the death of its President and Professor of Surgery, John W. Jackson, M.D., who was the first Vice-President of the American Medical Association; he died on March 13 of embolic pneumonia resulting from pyæmia (probably), at the age of 58. He was the chief surgeon of the Wabash railway system, and last year was President of the National Association of Railway Surgeons.Kansas City, Mo., March 13, 1890.
Lamphear E. Death of the First Vice-President of the American Medical Association.. JAMA. 1890;XIV(13):467. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410130035010