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plumacherobit2 - COL E. H. PLUMACHER DEAD. M-BaMaaaaaBBr'...
COL E. H. PLUMACHER DEAD. M-BaMaaaaaBBr' M-BaMaaaaaBBr' M-BaMaaaaaBBr' V Consul General Endeared to. Venezuelan Venezuelan Peopla by Hla Work for Lepers. WASHINGTON. Sept 26. Soldier, sailor. sailor. Consul, and philanthropist CoL Eugene Herman Plumacber, who died at the residence, ot his son In this city yesterday, yesterday, had a notable history. A German by birth, he had seen service In th Dutch Navy, had commanded troops In th Swiss t.rray, and under Gen. Grant he led North-rn North-rn North-rn troops into the heart of the Confederacy. Confederacy. At the close of th civil war Col. Plumacher became a professor, at the Vanderbilt University in Nashville and thereafter claimed Tennessee as his home. In thirty-two thirty-two thirty-two years' residence In Venezuela, Venezuela, Col.' Plumacl.er paesed through many vlciHSltucU. winding up his cmeer there aa Consul General at Maracalbo. a post vacated by him lant Sprinn. He was endeared to the Venezuelan people by his ""u"' in icuau vi t... v . . ....... the dlseaae became almost common In ! Venezuela it waa Plumacher who. when I the resident physicians refused to touch the " unclean." established a hospital man-out of his own means, gathered up the . Oar-unfortunate throughout the country, and J appendl-it was said cured many of them by the ; natlve Indian remedy " tua tua."

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 27 Sep 1910, Tue,
  3. Page 13

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