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Allen Simpson Chrisman, American physician. Fellow American College Preventive Medicine; member of the American Medical Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Chi.

Background

Chrisman, Allen Simpson was born on July 18, 1906 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of John Riley and Jane (Watlington) Chrisman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Medicine, U. North Carolina, 1928. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1930. Graduate Submarine School, 1931, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1951.

Career

Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade) Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1930, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1958. Submarine medical officer, 1931-1938. Staff Submarine Force Atlantic, 1944-1945, 51-52.

Executive officer naval hospitals, Bainbridge, Maryland., 1945-1946, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 1947-1950. Director personnel Bureau Medicine and Surgery, Washington, 1952-1956. Commanding officer Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1956-1961, deputy surgeon general United States Navy, 1961-1964.

Associate medical officer American National Red Cross, Washington, 1964-1967, senior medical officer, 1967-1978. Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine.

Membership

Fellow American College Preventive Medicine. Member of the American Medical Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Chi.

Connections

Married Eleanore Meta Krekeler, December 21, 1935. Children: Jane, Allan.

father:
John Riley Chrisman

mother:
Jane (Watlington) Chrisman

spouse:
Eleanore Meta Krekeler

child:
Jane Chrisman

child:
Allan Chrisman