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Daniel Hale Williams (1856 - 1931)

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Daniel Hale Williams
Born in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvaniamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Idlewild, Lake County, Michiganmap
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Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was an African- American surgeon. He performed the second documented, successful pericardium surgery in America. Dr. Williams founded Provident Hospital in Chicago, which was the first non-segregated hospital in the United States.

Daniel was born in 1856. He passed away in 1931. His father was Daniel Hale Williams Jr. (NOTE: The father was a free man of mixed ancestry. His father was a barber and his mother was a Scots-Irish woman.)

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  • Wikipedia contributors. "Daniel Hale Williams." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 27 Dec. 2017. Web. 17 Jan. 2018.

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