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In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D.

 
 
In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
1. In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D. Marker
Inscription. John Bean was born in Attercliffe, Ontario, on September 8, 1901. He attended Stratford Collegiate Institute in Ontario and Northwestern College before transferring to the University of Michigan, where he earned his degrees and spent the rest of his life doing research and teaching for twenty-eight years. His example inspired many students to continue in the field of physiology.

John did extensive research, and became a world leader in the field of oxygen poisoning, particularly during World War II, when the subject had extensive applications in undersea operations.

He wrote and co-wrote hundreds of articles which were published in medical journals over the years, some of which are still being used as references and quoted today.

John belonged to several organizations and committees, both on a professional and non-professional level.

He continued to do research and work part-time after retiring in 1972, right up til his death in 1987.

The citizens of Thorold are grateful to John Bean for leaving a generous bequest in his will to the City of Thorold for the beautification of the Battle of Beaverdams Park.
 
Location. 43° 7.381′ N, 79° 12.103′ W. Marker is in Thorold, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker
In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
2. In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D. Marker
View of historical marker looking north towards the northern gated entrance to The Battle of Beaverdams Park.
is on Sullivan Avenue just south of Towpath Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historic marker is located in Beaversdam Battlefield Park, near the north entrance to the park, along a walking trail that runs north to south through the park, just southwest of the downtown business district. Marker is in this post office area: Thorold, Ontario L2V 1W8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arthur S. Whelan (a few steps from this marker); Beaver Dams (within shouting distance of this marker); Laura Ingersoll Secord (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Unknown American Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Thorold (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lock 24 - First Welland Canal (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Vertical Lift Bridges (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); Bollards & Fairleads (approx. 3.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thorold.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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