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Elmer Bendiner

Elmer Bendiner, American writer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, United States Air medal with three oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart, United States Air Force, 1941-1945. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1941-1945.


  • Bendiner, Elmer was born on February 11, 1916 in Pittsburgh. Son of William and Lillian (Schwartz) Bendiner.

  • Education

    • Student, City College of New York, 1935.


    • Editor Science & Medicine, Incorporated, New York York, 1958-1968, World-Wide Medical News Service, New York, Geneva, 1968-1971. Writer, correspondent Hospital Practice Inc., 1971-1975, senior editor New York City, 1975-1995. Member Authors Guild.


    • Biographical Dictionary of Medicine
    • This dictionary provides information on individuals throughout history who have made a contribution to, or had an impact on, the world of medicine.


    1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1941-1945.


    • Married Esther Shapiro, October 4, 1941. Children: Winifred Bendiner Viani, Jessica.
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    Born February 11, 1916
    Died September 16, 2001
    (aged 85)
    • 1935
      City College of New York
    • 1958 - 1968
      Editor Science & Medicine
      New York, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      Editor Science & Medicine
      Geneva, Illinois, United States