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DAVIS--Joseph Harrison, MD, 88, retired Chief Medical Examiner of Miami-Dade, FL for 40 years. Professor of pathology, University of Miami. Pioneered advances in forensic medicine and public safety legislation. Died March 19, 2013 at his home in Tallahassee, FL. Born April 16, 1924 to Samuel Harrison and Adah Nation Davis, New York, NY. Enlisted US Army WWII. Received MD Long Island College of Medicine. Preceded in death by beloved wife, RoseMarie with whom he traveled the world. To view entire obituary and service details go to:

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 24, 2013
Joseph Harrison Davis
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