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John Maynard Woodworth
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1st Surgeon General of the United States
In office
29 March 1871 – 14 March 1879
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by John B. Hamilton
Personal details
Born (1837-08-15)August 15, 1837
Big Flats, New York, USA
Died March 14, 1879(1879-03-14) (aged 41)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Republican

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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