This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

People/Characters: William Crawford Gorgas

People/Characters by cover

1–7 of 7 ( show all )

Works (7)

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry
Great Medical Disasters by Richard Gordon
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes
Panama Fever: The Epic Story of One of the Greatest Human Achievements of All Time-- the Building of the Panama Canal by Matthew Parker
Quinine: Malaria and the Quest for a Cure That Changed the World by Fiammetta Rocco
William Crawford Gorgas (When They Were Boys) by Carroll Everett
William Crawford Gorgas: Tropic Fever Fighter by Beryl Williams Epstein

Related tags


Character description

Dr. William Crawford Gorgas (1854–1920) was a Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and is best known for his pioneering work on preventing the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and yellow fever.

Related people/characters


Luchtpint (30), Imprinted (5), Devil_llama (4), DisassemblyOfReason (3), djryan (2), DuncanHill (1), EduardoT (1), Foxen (1)
About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 125,755,788 books! | Top bar: Always visible