Log In

Benedict Nagler Edit Profile


Benedict Nagler, Austrian physician. Recipient National Brotherhood award Lynchburg chapter National Conference Christians and Jews, 1970; cited by President’s Committee on Employment of Handicapped, 1963.


Nagler, Benedict was born on March 14, 1900 in Czerwowitz, Austria. Son of Samuel Oswald and Charlotte Josephine (Schorr) Nagler.


Doctor of Medicine, University Hamburg, 1925. Diplomate: American Board Psychiatry and Neurology (associate examiner 1953-1966).


Intern, resident neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine, Hamburg, Berlin, 1924-1931, practice medicine specializing in psychiatry and neurology, Berlin, 1931-1933, Tunis, North Africa, 1934, Newark, 1935-1943. Chief neurology-psychiatry service Veterans Administration Hospital., Richmond, Virginia, 1946-1953. Chief neurology div. Psychiatry and Neurology Service VA, Washington, 1953-1957.

Superintendent Lynchburg Training school and Hospital, 1957-1973, private practice, Lynchburg, 1973-1981. Assistant professor psychiatry and neurology Medical College Virginia, 1946-1967. Associate professor clinical neurology Georgetown University, 1953-1957, professorial lecturer, 1957-1967.

Lecturer department neurology and psychiatry University of Virginia, 1957-1967. Staff psychiatrist Central Virginia Mental Health Services, Lynchburg, 1973-1980. Consultant National Institute Neurological Diseases and Stroke.


  • Other Work

    • Translator: from German to English Cerebral Function in Infancy and Childhood, 1963. Also numerous other publications. Cons. editor: American Journal Mental Deficiency, 1961-1971.

      Member editorial board: Staff American Psychiatric Association Publ, 1964-1967. Board of directors Development Council Sweet Briar (Virginia) College. Trustee Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Found.


Served to major Medical Corps Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American Psychiatric Association (life. Member American Medical Association (life), Virginia Medical Society (life), Lynchburg Academy Medicine, Virginia Neuropsychiat.

Society (life.


Married Hilde Laub, October 20, 1927. Children: Ralph Lewis, Eva (Mistress.

Samuel Oswald Nagler

Charlotte Josephine (Schorr) Nagler

Hilde Laub

Ralph Lewis Nagler

Eva (Mrs Nagler