William James Coles Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
William James Coles Biographical File
Date
2012 - 2012
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Abstract
File contains a biographical sketch prepared by Joe M. Dorris, 2nd great grandson Dr. Coles.

Preferred Citation

Coles, William James. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

William James Coles was born in Wilson County, Tennessee in June 1836 the sone of Samuel Coles and Sarah Walker. He graduated in 1859 from the Medical Department of the University of Nashville. He practiced medicine in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, until 1884 when he moved to Nashville to practice. In 1888 he received a second medical degree from the Medical Department of Vanderbilt University. He later moved to Goodlettsville, where he died March 26, 1914.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • Vanderbilt History

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