Joseph Alexander Crook Biographical File

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Joseph Alexander Crook Biographical File
1922 - 1922
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Biographical file includes an obituary.

Preferred Citation

Crook, Joseph Alexander (1847-1922). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Joseph A. Crook practiced medicine and surgery in Jackson, Tennessee, with his son, Dr. Jere L. Crook, with whom he built and operated the Crook Sanitarium. Former president of the Tennessee State Medical Association, Crook was most successful in the treatment of typhoid fever. He often discussed it at medical association meetings and within medical journals.

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Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Tennessee History

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