William Seaman Bainbridge
Bainbridge, William Seaman, physician and surgeon; born in Providence, R. I., Feb. 17, 1870; son of William Folwell and Lucy Elizabeth (Seaman) Bainbridge.
He was educated at the Mohegan Lake School at Peekskill, N. Y., and he received the degree of A.M. from Shurtleff College, and M.S. from Washington and Jefferson; was graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York (Medical Department of Columbia University) with the degree of M.D.
He was formerly for years adjunct professor of gynecology at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital; and is now surgeon and gynecologist to the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital; attending surgeon to
the New York City Children's Hospitals and Schools; is clinical professor of surgery, New York Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital; consulting gynecologist to St. Andrew's Convalescent Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, Jamaica, Long Island, and consulting surgeon to the Manhattan State Hospital, Ward's Island, and to the New York Home for Dependent Crippled Children; associate surgeon Woman's Hospital. Dr. Bainbridge, when a student, was graduated as senior captain from the Mohegan Lake School served one year in Cadet Company of the Thirteenth Regiment, National Guard of the State of New York, years ago; and was for a time surgeon-general, with the rank of brigadier-general, of the Boys' Brigade of America. He is now Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Navy Reserve Corps.
Alumni Societies of the Presbyterian Hospital and Sloane Maternity Hospital, etc., and was honorary president of the Heidelberg Congress on Cancer, held in September, 1907. He has been an extensive contributor to medical and scientific literature, and is author of: Life's Day; Guide Posts and Danger Signals in Health ; Our Unseen Foes, a work on bacteriology, and The Growing Years (both based on lectures delivered at Chautauqua, and populo-scientific in character); also of a Compend of Operative Gynecology, published by the Grafton Press, New York City, and many scientific papers. Dr. Bainbridge is a bachelor, and member of the Quill and Students' Club. Address: (summer) Hotel Athemaeum, Chautauqua, N.Y.; (winter) 34 Gramercy Place, New York City.
Source: Source: Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.
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