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Clark Kendall Sleeth

Clark Kendall Sleeth, American physician, educator.

Background

  • Sleeth, Clark Kendall was born on April 10, 1913 in Logansport, West Virginia, United States. Son of Waitman T. Willey and Pleasant (Kendall) Sleeth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1933, Bachelor of Science in Medicine, 1935. Doctor of Medicine University of Chicago, 1938. Doctor of Science, Davis-Elkins College, 1966.

    Career

    • Fellow physiology West Virginia University School Medicine, 1935-1937. Intern, then resident in medicine Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1939-1941. Member of faculty West Virginia University School Medicine, Morgantown, 1938-1982, associate professor medicine, 1948-1960, professor, 1961-1982, professor family medicine, 1973-1982, assistant to dean, 1958-1960, dean, 1961-1970, acting department chairman family medicine, 1973-1974.

      Physician West Virginia University Health Service, 1941-1960. Attending physician Vincent Pallotti, Monongalia General hospitals, Morgantown, 1941-1960. Staff physician internal medicine West Virginia University Hospital and Clinics, 1960-1982.

      Examiner for practical nurses West Virginia State Board, 1957-1963. Past president West Virginia div. American Cancer Society.

      Member Monongalia County Board Education, 1957-1968.

    Works

    • Contributor articles on physiologic effects hypoxia to medical journals.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Religion

    When anybody starts to follow the way of Jesus, it means to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

    Membership

    Fellow physiology West Virginia University School Medicine, 1935-1937. Member of faculty West Virginia University School Medicine, Morgantown, 1938-1982, associate professor medicine, 1948-1960, professor, 1961-1982, professor family medicine, 1973-1982, assistant to dean, 1958-1960, dean, 1961-1970, acting department chairman family medicine, 1973-1974. Member Monongalia County Board Education, 1957-1968.

    Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American, West Virginia (past 1st vice president) medical associations, American, West Virginia (past president) heart associations, Morgantown Chamber of Commerce (past vice president), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha. Mason, Rotarian.

    Connections

    • Married Nellie Juniata Strouss, May 23, 1936. Children: Ann Alice, Mary Virginia, Jane Adella.
    • father: Waitman T. Willey Sleeth
    • mother: Pleasant (Kendall) Sleeth
    • spouse: Nellie Juniata Strouss
    • children: Ann Alice Sleeth
    • Mary Virginia Sleeth
    • Jane Adella Sleeth
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    Born April 10, 1913
    Died November 30, 1982
    (aged 69)
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