logo logo

Lee Harold Schlesinger

Lee Harold Schlesinger, American physician, university official. Decorated Purple Heart, Bronze Star.


  • Schlesinger, Lee Harold was born on May 9, 1905 in Pittsburgh. Son of Maurice and Rose (Braun) Schlesinger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1927. Doctor of Medicine New York University, 1931.


    • Intern, resident U. Pittsburgh Hosps., 1931-1934. Private practice, Pittsburgh, 1933-1938. Assistant chief medicine Hines (Illinois) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1938-1942.

      Clinical director Newington (Connecticut) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1946, White River (Vermont) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1946-1952. Director Veterans Administration Hospital., Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1952-1953, Veterans Administration Hospital., Westside, Chicago, 1953-1958. Area medical director VA, Columbus, Ohio and Washington, 1958-1963.

      Director Veterans Administration Hospital., Hines, 1963-1973, retired Visiting lecturer hospital administration University of Chicago, 1964-1968. Assistant professor medicine Stritch School Medicine, Loyola University, 1966-1979, emeritus, 1979-1981, associate dean, 1971-1978.


    Member coordinating committee Loyola Medical Center, 1963-1973. Member Advisory Council for Comprehensive State Health Planning, 1970-1973. Member Western Suburban Planning Council, 1964-1973.

    Served to colonel Medical Corps, United States Army Air Force. Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs. Member Chicago Heart Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV.


    • Married Gertrude Mary Coggins, November 15, 1935. Children: Mary Ann (Mistress.
    • father: Maurice Schlesinger
    • mother: Rose (Braun) Schlesinger
    • spouse: Gertrude Mary Coggins
    • child: Mary Ann (Mrs Schlesinger
    See on larger map
    Born March 9, 1905
    Died October 21, 1981
    (aged 76)