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Frederick G. Banting

Scientist, Doctor (14-Nov-1891 — 21-Feb-1941)


Michael Bliss. The Discovery of Insulin. University of Chicago Press. 1982. 304pp.

Michael Bliss. Banting: A Biography. University of Toronto Press. 1992. 336pp.

William R. Callahan. The Banting Enigma: The Assassination of Sir Frederick Banting. Newfoundland, Canada: Flanker Press. 2005. 338pp.

Seale Harris. Banting's Miracle: The Story of the Discoverer of Insulin. Baltimonre, MD: Lippincott. 1946. 245pp.

Israel E. Levine. Discoverer of Insulin: Dr. Frederick G. Banting. New York, NY: Julian Messner. 1959.

Lloyd Stevenson. Sir Frederick Banting: The Biography of the Man who Gave Insulin to the World. London, UK: William Heinemann. 1947. 446pp.


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  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.38)

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.39)

  7. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.37)

  8. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.151)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.32)

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