Medicine: Turck's Cytost

A prodigy of versatility and popularity was the late Fenton Benedict Turck—doctor, scientist, esthete. The variety among his close friends mirrored the variety of his interests—Railroader Leonor Fresnel Loree (see p. 45), Anthropologist Sir Arthur Keith, Physicist Albert Abraham Michelson, Sculptor Lorado Taft, Entomologist Leland Ossian Howard, Politician Sir Robert Laird Borden, Immunologist Theobald Smith. As doctor he was an internist, with digestive disorders his specialty. Last week, at the behest of Manhattan's August Holland Society, friends of the late Fenton Benedict Turck gathered to honor the posthumous publication of...

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