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Elmer Lee

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Elmer Lee’s Background and Education:
– Born in Ohio in 1856.
– Graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1877 with an A.B. degree.
– Earned his A.M. in 1880.
– Obtained his M.D. from the Missouri Medical College in 1880.
– Received his Ph.D. from Saint Louis University in 1886.

Elmer Lee’s Contributions to Health Culture:
– Founded the magazine ‘Health Culture’ in 1894.
– Advocated heavily for a plant-based diet in the magazine.
– Introduced a plant milk made from oats and peanut meal around 1921.
– Advocated for curing diseases through a diet of live organic plant foods.

Elmer Lee’s Professional Achievements:
– Acted as Assistant Surgeon in the Spanish–American War in 1898.
– Patented a reservoir for dispensing liquid soap in 1902.
– Authored articles in prominent publications like The New York Times.
– Started working as a naturopath in 1910.
– Served as Vice-President of the American Academy of Medicine.

Elmer Lee’s Selected Publications:
– ‘Hydro-therapeutic Principles in the Treatment of Typhoid Fever.’
– ‘The Treatment of Typhoid Fever’ (1894).
– ‘Treatment of Asiatic Cholera’ (1895).
– ‘Diphtheria and its antitoxin’ (1896).
– ‘Food and Drink’ (1900).

Elmer Lee’s Legacy and Recognition:
– Donated his medical books to Ohio Wesleyan University upon retirement.
– Passed away at Cincinnati Sanitarium in 1945.
– Recognized for his contributions to the promotion of vegan diets.
– Remembered for his work in the field of natural hygiene and health culture.
– Numerous references and publications have documented his life and work.

Elmer Lee (Wikipedia)

Elmer Lee (March 12, 1856 – June 13, 1945) was an American physician and advocate of natural hygiene and vegetarianism. He was the founder and editor of the health magazine Health Culture.

Elmer Lee
Portrait from Empire State Notables, 1914
Born(1856-03-12)March 12, 1856
DiedJune 13, 1945(1945-06-13) (aged 89)
Occupation(s)Physician, natural hygiene and vegetarianism advocate
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