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John Maynard Woodworth
|1st Surgeon General of the United States|
29 March 1871 – 14 March 1879
|Preceded by||Position created|
|Succeeded by||John B. Hamilton|
August 15, 1837|
Big Flats, New York, USA
|Died||March 14, 1879
John Maynard Woodworth (August 15, 1837 – March 14, 1879) was an American physician. He served as the first Supervising-Surgeon General of the United States under U.S. president Ulysses S. Grant from 1871 to 1879.
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