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This winter, when I. Wistar Morris III joined the Institute’s board of trustees, he became the latest part of a proud tradition that began with the birth of The Wistar Institute in 1892.

When the Institute’s founder, General Issac J. Wistar, drew up the Deeds of Trust that dictated the Institute’s terms of management, he required that a male heir directly descended from his grand-uncle, Caspar Wistar, M.D., must always be a member of Wistar’s board of trustees.