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Physician

Charles Potter, American physician. Recipient Margaret Sanger award. Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology. American College of Surgeons fellow, Boston Obstetrical Society (senior); member of the American Medical Association, American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Association Planned Parenthood Physicians, New England Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.

Background

Potter, Charles was born on November 13, 1908 in Providence. Son of Max and Bessie (Chernoff) Potter.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Columbia, 1935.

Career

Intern, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1936-1938. House surgeon Providence Lying-In Hospital, 1939, later director family planning clinic and senior obstetrician. Gynecologist Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.

Director division obstetrics and gynecology Miriam Hospital, Providence, 1958-1968, president staff, 1960. Clinical instructor obstetrics Harvard Medical School, Boston, Tufts, Boston. Chairman medical advisory board Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island, 1941-1970.

Vice president, chairman adoption committee Jewish Family and Children’s Service, 1960-1964, honorary president, 1970.

Membership

American College of Surgeons fellow, Boston Obstetrical Society (senior). Member of the American Medical Association, American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Association Planned Parenthood Physicians, New England Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.

Connections

Married Lillian Kelman, June 8, 1941. Children: Eleanor Jean, Deborah Ruth (Mistress Elliot Brener), Elizabeth Annual.

father:
Max Potter

mother:
Bessie (Chernoff) Potter

spouse:
Lillian Kelman

child:
Eleanor Jean Potter

child:
Elizabeth Ann Potter

child:
Deborah Ruth Potter (Mistress Elliot Brener)