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Where Walter Reed Lived and Courted

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Dr. Walter Reed of Murfreesboro was in Cuba in 1900 and discovered yellow fever to be transmitted by a particular kind of female mosquito, single-handedly abolishing the health threat of the disease. His home in Murfreesboro is set to be restored and used as a Satellite Medical Center. Reed, born in Virginia in 1851, courted and married Emily Lawrence of Murfreesboro. Reed died in 1902.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 8, Jan 1977, p18-19, il, por