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Abraham Flexner

Educator (13-Nov-1866 — 21-Sep-1959)


Thomas Neville Bonner. Iconoclast: Abraham Flexner and a Life in Learning. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2002. 376pp.

Abraham Flexner. I Remember: The Autobiography of Abraham Flexner. Simon and Schuster. 1940. 414pp. A revised edition issued in 1960 as "An Autobiography."

Steven C. Wheatley. The Politics of Philanthropy: Abraham Flexner and Medical Education. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. 1988. 269pp.


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  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.352)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.242)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.225)

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.378)

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