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Wallace Prescott Rowe

Wallace Prescott Rowe, American physician, virologist. Served with United States Navy Reserve; Served with 1945, 49-52.; Member National Academy Sciences.


  • Rowe, Wallace Prescott was born on February 20, 1926 in Baltimore. Son of George Davis and Mary Wallace (Buck) Rowe.

  • Education

    • Student, College William and Mary, 1943-1944.


    • Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1949-1952. Commissioned senior assistant surgical United States Public Health Service, 1952, advanced through grades to medical director, 1961. Virologist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1952-1983.

      Instructor Howard U., Washington, 1960-1974. Vice chairman Frederick County (Maryland.) Human Relations Council, 1968-1970.


    Served with United States Navy Reserve. Served with 1945, 49-52. Member National Academy Sciences.


    • Married Marjorie Louise Power, May 29, 1948 (divorced 1981).; married Paula Mahr Pither, 1981. Children: Wallace Prescott, Wendy.
    • father: George Davis Rowe
    • mother: Mary Wallace (Buck) Rowe
    • spouses: Marjorie Louise Power
    • Paula Mahr Pither
    • children: Wallace Prescott Rowe
    • Wendy Rowe
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    Born February 20, 1926
    Died July 4, 1983
    (aged 57)