The President's Address

1902 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Since the session held at St. Paul a year ago, a former president of this association, paying the last great debt to nature, lias passed "To where beyond these voices there is peace." Full of years and beyond the limit allotted by the Psalmist, Prof. Edward Mott Moore, born in Hah way, N. J., July 15, 1814, died in Rochester, N. Y., March 3, 1902. He was one of the founders of the New York State Medical Association, a consistent and loyal friend of our national body and of an organized medical
more » ... rofession. Although his achievements in science were of a high order, his life was not circumscribed within the narrow limits of professional work. He was not only a skilful surgeon, bold and original, but more than this, he was a citizen of the highest type. The welfare of his neighbors, of his adopted city, state and the nation were his. May his noble example be emulated, for it is just as much our duty to be true to tho obligations of citizenship as to our profession.
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