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People/Characters: William Chester Minor

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Broadmoor Revealed: Victorian Crime and the Lunatic Asylum by Mark Stevens
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary (P.S.) by Simon Winchester
What Alice Knew: A Most Curious Tale of Henry James and Jack the Ripper by Paula Marantz Cohennot in English Common Knowledge
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale

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William Chester Minor, also known as W. C. Minor (June 22, 1834 – March 26, 1920) was an American army surgeon and one of the largest contributors of quotations to the Oxford English Dictionary. He was also held in a psychiatric hospital from 1872 to 1910 after he murdered George Merrett

W.C. Minor in Wikipedia

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