The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Glisan, Rodney

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GLISAN, glĭs'an, Rodney, American physician: b. Linganore, Md., 29 Jan. 1827; d. 1890. He was graduated from the medical department of the University of Maryland (Baltimore) in 1849, was assistant surgeon, United States army, in 1850-60, afterward practised medicine in Portland, Ore., and in 1881 was a delegate to the Seventh International Medical Congress. His writings include a ‘Journal of Army Life’ (1874); ‘Two Years in Europe’ (1887).