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James Theda Ginn

James Theda Ginn, American college dean. Fellow American College Dentists; member Deans’ Honorary Odontological Society, Vignes Honorary Odontological Society, 9th District Dental Society, American, Tennessee State dental associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association Dental Research, American Academy History Dentistry, Sigma Xi, Psi Omega, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

Background

  • Ginn, James Theda was born on March 6, 1909 in Greene Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Berry and Smithy Jane (Whelay) Ginn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1937. Doctor ol Dental Surgery, Loyola University, 1939. Carnegie fellow dentistry U. Rochester, 1940-1942.

    Career

    • November 15, 1941); 1 daughter, Rene Mercedes. Married second, Mary Elizabeth Middleton, November 28, 1953. One daughter, Margaret Elizabeth.

      Instructor of pathology Loyola University School Dentistry, 1939-1940, assistant professor histology and pathology Loyola University, 1942-1945. Associate professor oral medicine U. Tennessee College Dentistry, 1945-1946, professor, chief div. operative dentistry, 1946-1953, professor oral medicine since 1946, dean college dentistry, chief div. oral medicine and surgery since 1950. Private practice dentistry, part-time, 1942-1945.

      Consultant V.A. hospitals, state and city hospitals.

    Works

    • Author: Review of Dentistry, 1949. Contributor articles science, educational journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Fellow American College Dentists. Member Deans’ Honorary Odontological Society, Vignes Honorary Odontological Society, 9th District Dental Society, American, Tennessee State dental associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association Dental Research, American Academy History Dentistry, Sigma Xi, Psi Omega, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Corinne Velma Riche, November 10, 1935 (deceased.; married second, Mary Elizabeth Middleton, November 28, 1953.
    • father: Berry Ginn
    • mother: Smithy Jane (Whelay) Ginn
    • spouses: Corinne Velma Riche
    • Mary Elizabeth Middleton
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    Born March 6, 1909
    Died October 31, 1959
    (aged 50)
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