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William Tully Jr. (1785-1859)
Between 1810 and 1824 Tully practiced medicine in the Connecticut towns of Milford, Enfield, Cromwell, Middletown, and East Hartford, before being appointed as president and professor at the Vermont Academy of Medicine at Castleton; he remained on the faculty until 1838, though he stepped down as president in 1830.
In January 1826 Tully moved to Albany, New York, and formed a practice with Dr. Alden March, a colleague at Castleton. In September 1829 he was appointed to the faculty of medicine at Yale and moved to New Haven, although holding a dual appointment with the Vermont Academy of Medicine. In 1842 Tully resigned from the faculty at Yale, and in 1851 moved with his wife Mary Potter Tully (died 1853) to Springfield, Massachusetts. He died there on February 28, 1859, at the age of 73.
Biographical information taken from "The Peregrinating Dr. William Tully, A.M., M.D.," by H. B. Ferris, in the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 5, no. 1 (October 1932), and "William Tully" in Franklin Bowditch Dexter, Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College, volume 6 (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1885-1912), pages 68-73; the latter includes a bibliography of Tully's publications.
Former call numbers: Z117.00191, Z117.221
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