Consulting physician to City of Boston for short period. President Massachusetts Medical Society, 1836-1840. President American Statistical Association, 1845-1851.
Contributed toward building of astronomical observatory Dartmouth College. Contributed funds to Harvard (endowment now Chattuck Professorship of Pathological Anatomy, Harvard Medical School). Gave grant to Massachusetts Medical Society for foundation of Shattuck lectures.
Financially assisted John James Audubon with Birds of America, 1827-1838. Founder Shattuck School, Faribault, Minnesota. Won Boylston medical prize 2 years in succession for essay series published in Boston, 1808.
Member N.H. Medical Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences Author: A Dissertation on the Uncertainty of the Healing Art, 1829.
Born July 17, 1783
Died March 18, 1854