1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Catholic physician; born Cleveland, Ohio, 1841; died New York, New York, 1898. After graduating from public schools at London, Ontario, he studied and practised medicine in New York. The sight of so many children dying from suffocation in diphtheria led him to experimentation which resulted in his system of intubation, one of the most valuable practical discoveries of his age.
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Entry for 'O'dwyer, Joseph'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/o/odwyer-joseph.html. 1910.