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David Farrar Mitchell

David Farrar Mitchell, American dental educator. award for meritorious teaching Ind.


  • Mitchell, David Farrar was born on December 15, 1918 in Arkansas City, Kansas, United States. Son of Lester David and Lucille (Farrar) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Student of University Texas, 1937-1938. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1940, Doctor ol Dental Surgery, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester School Medicine and Dentistry, 1948.


    • Oral histopathology University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1948-1955. Professor, department chairman oral diagnosis, oral medicine Indiana U. School Dentistry, Indianapolis, 1955-1975. Consultant VA, Minneapolis 1950-1955.


    • Editor: Journal Dental Research, 1969-1975. Contributor articles to professional books. Senior contributor Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine, 2d edition., 1971.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Member United States Public Health Service clinical research fellowship review committee, 1963-1966. Served from First lieutenant to major Dental Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. National Institutes of Health fellow.

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Dental Association (chairman research section 1955), Indianapolis District Dental Society (editor 1960-1966), Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, International Association Dental Research (vice president Northern American div. 1973, president 1975), Sigma Xi, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Delta Sigma Delta, Beta Theta Pi.


    • Married Trone Hawkes, February 6, 1943. Children: Dana S., Lindsay T., David F. Associate.
    • father: Lester David Mitchell
    • mother: Lucille (Farrar) Mitchell
    • spouse: Trone Hawkes
    • children: Dana S. Mitchell
    • Lindsay T. Mitchell
    • David F. Asso Mitchell
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    Born December 15, 1918
    Died July 17, 1975
    (aged 56)