Mary Jane Hale Welles papers  1846-1848
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George Edwin Bill was born in Maine in February 1855, received his B. A. from Tufts University in 1877, and graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1880. Following his graduation, he began a medical practice in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he took interest in unconventional medical practices, astrology, and metaphysics, though he specialized in gynecology. He and his wife Sarah had a son, José Penteado Bill (b. December 1884). José attended Harvard Medical School and eventually practiced near Boston, Massachusetts.