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Gale, Amory, 1800-1872



  • Existence: 1800 - 1872


Amory Gale was born on October 15, 1800 in Warwick, Massachusetts. In 1822, he enrolled in Dartmouth Medical School but spent only a few semesters at Dartmouth before returning to Warwick to teach school. In 1823, he enrolled at Brown University from which he graduated with an MD in 1824. After graduation he practiced medicine in Harding, Massachusetts, Amherst, New Hampshire and South Scituate, Massachusetts. It was in South Scituate that Gale became a great friend and admirer of Samuel J. May, who tutored him for the Unitarian Ministry. Gale preached from 1843 to 1849 in East Bridgewater, Pembroke and Norton, Massachusetts. He died in 1872.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Amory Gale medical notebooks

Identifier: MS-1259
Date(s): 1822

Amory Gale (1800-1872), physician. Non-graduate of Dartmouth Medical School, 1822. The collection contains lecture notes and a short biography.

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