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William Chester Minor

William Chester Minor

William Chester Minor was an American surgeon who emigrated to London, and shot a man near Waterloo Bridge.  In Broadmoor, he became a prolific contributor to the first Oxford English Dictionary.  Simon Winchester's bestseller about Minor was published in the late 1990s.

A short biography of Minor is available below.

 

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Mike C aus
Posted on the : 27 Jun 2012

Fascinating character

 

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