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Hilger Perry Jenkins

Hilger Perry Jenkins, American surgeon, educator. Recipient McClintock award University of Chicago School Medicine, 1967.


  • Jenkins, Hilger Perry was born on October 26, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry Dodge and Caroline A. (Perry) Jenkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1923, Doctor of Medicine 1927.


    • Intern Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, 1926-1927. Assistant resident surgery Billings Hospital, Chicago, 1927-1930, resident, 1930-1931. Instructor University of Chicago, 1930-1933, assistant professor, 1933-1938, associate professor, 1938-1946, professor, 1960-1968, professor emeritus, 1968-1970.

      Clinical associate professor surgery University of Illinois at Chicago, 1947-1958, clinical professor surgery, 1958-1960, lecturer, until 1970.


    Member Australian Computer Society (chairman motion picture committee 1951-1967, Distinguished Service award 1959), American, Central (past pres). surgical associations, Chicago Surgical Society (past president), Chicago Medical Society (past president Jackson Park branch), Society U. Surgeons, International Society Surgery, Society for Surgery Alimentary Tract.


    • Married Julia Dodge, May 20, 1933. Children: Samuel Lincoln, Theodora Neil.
    • father: Harry Dodge Jenkins
    • mother: Caroline A. (Perry) Jenkins
    • spouse: Julia Dodge
    • children: Samuel Lincoln Jenkins
    • Theodora Neil Jenkins
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    Born October 26, 1902
    Died January 17, 1970
    (aged 67)