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ALLEN WEIR FREEMAN, M.D.
7 Jan. 1881 - 3 July 1954
Born at 416 Main Street, Allen W. Freeman, brother of editor and historian Douglas Southall Freeman, was a pioneer in public health administration and education. He was educated at the University of Richmond and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. Md. He served as medical inspector of the Richmond City Health Department; first assistant commissioner of health for Virginia; epidemiologist, U.S. Public Health Service; dean, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health; president, American Public Health Association; and consultant to several foreign governments in developing public health programs.
Department of Historic Resources, 1999.