Chicago, March 7 - Dr. Christian Fenger, one of the most noted surgeons in
Chicago died tonight. He had been ill for ten days with a complication of
Dr. Fenger was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1840, was a surgeon in the
Franco-German war; lectured in the University of Copenhagen in 1874, and
later in Egypt was appointed medical officer of the Knalifa Quarter,
Cairo, by the Khedive.
In 1877 he went to Chicago. There he successively lectured
in the Rush Medical College, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Chicago
Medical College and the Chicago Polyclinic. He was president of the
Chicago Medical Society, Vice President of the American Association of Surgeons,
and a member of various American, British, and German societies. He was a
contributor for twenty years to various medical journals.
Source: New York Times for Mar 8, 1902
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