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birthplace Byberry Philadelphia County
deathplace Philadelphia Pennsylvania
knownforSigner of the United States Declaration of Independence
occupation Physician writer educator
alma mater Princeton Universitybr University of Edinburgh
influences Joseph BlackJohn Gribbin 2002 Science A History 15432001.refbr William Cullen
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Benjamin Rush April 19 1813 was a Founding Father of the United States. Rush lived in the state of Pennsylvania and was a physician writer educator humanitarian as well as the founder of Dickinson College in Carlisle Pennsylvania.
Rush signed the Declaration of Independence and attended the Continental Congress. He served as Surgeon General in the Continental army and was blamed for criticising George Washington.ref Later in life Rush became a professor of chemistry medical theory and clinical practice at the University of Pennsylvania.ref