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November 12, 1887


JAMA. 1887;IX(20):626-627. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400190018005

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Moses Gunn, A.M., M.D., LL.D., died at his residence in this city November 4, after several months of suffering from malignant disease of the stomach. He was born in East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, April, 1822, received a fair academic education in the schools of his native town, and in 1846 received the degree of M.D. at the Geneva Medical College, Geneva, N. Y. He commenced practice the same year in Ann Arbor, Michigan; and in addition to ordinary practice, he commenced giving instruction in anatomy to such students and practitioners as chose to attend his lectures.

In 1849 the State University of Michigan, located at Ann Arbor, organized a Department of Medicine and Surgery, and Dr. Gunn was appointed to the Professorship of Anatomy and Surgery, and commenced his first regular course in October, 1850. In 1854, he relinquished the course in anatomy, and restricted his teaching to

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