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John Robert Snavely

John Robert Snavely, American physician, educator. Decorated Bronze Star. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine. Served from First lieutenant to major, Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Fellow American College of Physicians; member Central, Southern societies clinical research, American Medical Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

  • Snavely, John Robert was born on February 16, 1913 in Sterling, Illinois, United States. Son of John Louis and Ada Julia (Weaver) Snavely.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1935. Doctor of Medicine University of Chicago, 1939.

    Career

    • Intern, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1939-1940, resident in medicine, 1940-1942, visiting physician, 1947-1954, senior physician, 1954-1955. Assistant Professor medicine Tulane University, 1947-1952, associate professor medicine, 1952-1955. Consultant internist United States Public Health Service, New Orleans, 1951-1955.

      Professor, department chairman medicine U. Mississippi, since 1955, assistant dean School Medicine, since 1956. Physician in chief U. Mississippi Hospital, since 1955. Consultant medicine Veterans Administration Hospital., Jackson.

      Mississippi, 1955-1963.

    Membership

    Served from First lieutenant to major, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American College of Physicians. Member Central, Southern societies clinical research, American Medical Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Keith, December 21, 1945.
    • father: John Louis Snavely
    • mother: Ada Julia (Weaver) Snavely
    • spouse: Martha Keith
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    Born February 16, 1913
    Died June 12, 1964
    (aged 51)
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