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Arthur Henry Glennan, assistant surgeon general Confederate Army United States Public Health Service. Member American Medical Association, Loyal Legion.

Background

Glennan, Arthur Henry was born on July 28, 1853 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Patrick (surgeon United States of America) and Margaret Denver (O’Donnell) Glennan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. John’s College, District of Columbia, 1872. Doctor of Medicine University Medical College (New York University), 1882. Appointed assistant surgeon, United States Marine Hospital Service, June 6, 1883.

Passed assistant surgeon, September 7, 1886. Commissioned surgeon, August 10, 1898. Assistant surgeon general, June 10, 1903.

Commanded United States marine hospitals and quarantine stations at various points, 1883-1897. Served in epidemic of yellow fever in South, 1897-1898. Sanitary inspector west coast of Florida, during General Shafter’s expedition to Cuba.

Organized quarantine service of P.R., 1899, and appointed member Superior Board of Health. Chief quarantine officer of Cuba during yellow fever epidemic in Havana, on staff Major General Wood, 1900-1902. Detailed upon sanitary mission to California in cooperation with governor and state health officials, 1902-1903.

Career

Doctor of Medicine University Med. Assistant surgeon, United States Marine Hospital Service, June 6, 1883. Assistant surgeon general, June 10, 1903.

Chief quarantine officer of Cuba during yellow fever epidemic in Havana, on staff Maj. General Wood, 1900-1902.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, Loyal Legion.

Connections

father:
Patrick (surgeon United States of America) Glennan

mother:
Margaret Denver (O’Donnell) Glennan