|William Thomas Green Morton|
|Born||(1819-08-09)August 9, 1819
|Died||July 15, 1868(1868-07-15) (aged 48)
New York City
|Known for||Ether for surgical operation|
|Influences||Charles T. Jackson
The state should, I think, be called ‘anesthesia.’ This signifies insensibility.
That so unlikely an outcome should accrue to a man possessed of such limited talent and so many flaws, and one lacking in a sense of ethics and decency was one of the bitter ironies of history.