Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar

Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar (HMPKB)

Location: Gallion, AL 36742 Hale County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 30.588', W 87° 42.032'

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1872-1956

Discover of the antibiotic, Aureomycin

Son of a beloved country doctor, he carried a dedicated spirit to the frontiers of science

Having won degrees at Alabama, Auburn, Missouri, Harvard and Cornell, he taught at Cornell, Missouri, Wisconsin, completing his researches and discoveriesat Lederle Laboratories

His discoveries opened a new era in medicine helping physicians save the lives of millions.

Site of birthplace and boyhood home - 300 yards.
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HM NumberHMPKB
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 434198 N 3597161
Decimal Degrees32.50980000, -87.70053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.588', W 87° 42.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 35.28" N, 87° 42' 1.92" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 Co Rd 12, Gallion AL 36742, US
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