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Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott, ca. 1865

Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott, ca. 1865
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Anderson Ruffin Abbott (1837-1913), the son of refugees, became a medical doctor in Toronto. He volunteered in 1863 to serve as a surgeon in the United States Army during the American Civil War. He returned to Toronto after the American Civil War, practised medicine and became a coroner for Kent County.

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