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John Gorrie

Inventor, Doctor (3-Oct-1803 — 29-Jun-1855)


Raymond B. Becker. John Gorrie, M.D.: Father of Air Conditioning and Mechanical Refrigeration. New York City: Carlton Press. 1972. 206pp.

Ruth Eugenie Mier. John Gorrie: Florida Medical Pioneer and Harbinger of Air Conditioning. DeLand, FL: Stetson University Press. 1938. 130pp.

V. M. Sherlock. The Fever Man: A Biography of Dr. John Gorrie. Tallahassee: Medallion Press. 1982. 152pp.


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