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Karl Peter Klassen

Karl Peter Klassen, Ukrainian educator, physician. Fellow American Medical Association., Australian Computer Society, American College Chest Physicians; member International, Columbus surgical societies, Central Ohio Heart Association (trustee, past president), American Association Thoracic Surgery, Society Thoracic Surgery, Central Surgical, Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Klassen, Karl Peter was born on October 25, 1908 in Spat, Crimea, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Son of Peter and Anna Maria (Warkentin) Klassen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1941. Doctor of Medicine University of Chicago, 1936.

    Career

    • Intern, Billings Hospital, Chicago, 1927. Fellow surgical research Ohio State University College Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, 1938, resident surgery, 1938-1941, member of faculty, from 1941, professor, director div. thoracic surgery, from 1960. Chairman thoracic surgery Children’s Hospital, Columbus, from 1967.

      Trustee Center for Science and Industry, Columbus. Member president’s club Ohio State University Chair of thoracic surgery established in his name, 1975. Diplomate American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to medical journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Medical Association., Australian Computer Society, American College Chest Physicians. Member International, Columbus surgical societies, Central Ohio Heart Association (trustee, past president), American Association Thoracic Surgery, Society Thoracic Surgery, Central Surgical, Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Elvera Ann Hertz, May 28, 1938. Children: Peter, Kristina Ann (Mistress.
    • father: Peter Klassen
    • mother: Anna Maria (Warkentin) Klassen
    • spouse: Elvera Ann Hertz
    • children: Peter Klassen
    • Kristina Ann (Mrs Klassen
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    Born October 25, 1908
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