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John Scudder, Sr.

Born: Sep 3, 1793

Death: Jan 13, 1855

Nationality: United States

John Scudder, Sr.

Date of Birth : Sep 3, 1793
Date of Death : Jan 13, 1855

Rev. Dr. John Scudder, Sr., M.D., D.D., founded the first Western Medical Mission in Asia at Ceylon and later became the first American medical missionary in India. He began what amounted to more than 1,100 combined years of missionary service there by 42 members of four generations of the Scudder family of missionaries in India.


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