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Whitman, Marcus

(September 4, 1802–November 29, 1847). B. Rushville, New York; studied medicine at Berkshire Med. Coll., Pittsfield, Massachusetts; physician in Can. and Wheeler, New York; ABCFM miss. to Oregon region; helped est. miss. stations at Waiilatpu (near present Walla Walla, Washington), Lapwai (near present Lewiston, Idaho), and elsewhere. Massacred by Cayuse. See also Indians, American, 13.

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