Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940

1940 Who's Who

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Superintendent of State Hospital; b Belle Plaine, Iowa Feb 5, 1890; s of James H Irwin-Harriet E Duffield; ed Belle Plaine HS 1909; Iowa St Coll 1911-12; Cornell Coll, BSc 1916; U of Ill, MD 1918; special work St Louis U, U of Chicago, Northwestern U & SUI; 1918-19 mbr house staff Co Hosp Los Angeles, Cal, course in roentgenology 1920; Nu Sigma Nu, past pres; m Jessie Olive Fisher, Sept 12, 1917 Belle Plaine; s Edward Fisher; 1906-09 section hand & timekeeper C&NW RR, Belle Plaine; 1909-11 sch tchr, Benton Co; 1910-11 asst prin West Sch, Vinton; 1920-35 specialist in endocrinology, Cedar Rapids; 1934-38 mbr Iowa St Bd of Health; 1934 Linn Co coroner; 1935-37 chief surg Iowa Soldier's Home, Marshalltown; 1937-  supt State Hosp for Epileptics & Sch for Feebleminded, Woodward; designated phys US Employees Compensation Commission; designated phy US Veterans Administration; mbr Staff Mercy Hosp, consultant roentgenlogist  & past scy; mbr staff St Lukes Hosp; author:  Corpus Lutem, A Regulator of Cellular Activity, A Discussion of & A Method of Treating Migraine, Observation on Sex Education & Hygiene, Toxic Goiter & Method of Treatment; Causes, present Disabilities of Sp-Amer Veterans; during World War enrolled in med corps, USN res force, hosp appr 1st class Dec 13, 1917, asst surg lt Jr May 15, 1918, disch from navy lt med corps naval res Mar 16, 1922; Amer Legion; mbr State Eugenics Bd since 1937; Linn, Marshall & Dallas-Guthrie Cos Med Socs; Iowa St Med Soc; AMA; Editor & Authors Assn; Radiological Soc of North Amer; Amer Hosp Assn; Amer Assn of Mental Deficiencies; So for the Study of Internal Secretions; Iowa Assn for Social Welfare; Perry Golf & Country Club; Lions, Marshalltown & Woodward; Sojourners, Cedar Rapids; 20th Century Club; Conopus Club; High Twelve Club; AF & AM 263; Scot Rite 32o; hobby:  pistol target shooting; off & res Iowa State General Hospital, Woodward.

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From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 342.

Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.

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