Eminent U.S. homœopath, William Bœricke was born in Austria, on November 26, 1849. He studied for one year at the Vienna Medical School, before immigrating to the United States and settling in Ohio. He graduated from the Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia in 1880. Soon afterwards he moved to San Francisco where he worked as a homoeopath for more than fifty years. He was co-founder of the Pacific Homoeopathic Medical College of San Francisco and Hahnemann Hospital in 1881. This was incorporated into the University of California, where he became the first professor of Homoeopathic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, a post he held for thirty years. In 1901 he published his Homœopathic Materia Medica. It went through nine editions ; his brother Oscar added a repertory to the book in 1906. He died on April 1, 1929, of a massive heart attack. Books: * 1888. The Twelve Tissue Remedies of Dr. Schüssler. Philadelphia, PA: F. E. Boericke & Hahnemann Publishing House. 303p. * 1893.