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date: 12 December 2019

Curtis, John Harrisonlocked

(1778–1860)
  • Neil Weir

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Curtis, John Harrison (1778–1860), otologist, was the first child of John Curtis (b. 1755), doctor of medicine, and his wife, Lydia, née Davis. Nothing is known about his early life or education. He was said to be insignificant and short in stature but he was self-reliant and naturally shrewd....

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