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army officer , physician.

Charles Francis Shook, American army officer, physician. Member American Medical Association, American Academy General Practice, Industrial Medical Association, Ohio State, Lucas Company medical associations, Chamber of Commerce, Phi Rho Sigma.; Mason.

Background

Shook, Charles Francis was born on June 11, 1894 in Omaha. Son of Charles Lincoln and Mary Belle (Harris) Shook.

Education

Doctor of Medicine John A. Creighton Medical College, Omaha, 1916. Honorary graduate School for Flight Surgs., 1921. Graduated from Army Industrial College, Washington, 1937.

Career

Son, Charles Francis (deceased). Intern Omaha General Hospital, 1916. Entered Medical Corps, United States Army, August, 1917, commanded First lieutenant, June, 1917, advanced through grades to colonel, 1942.

Deputy chief surgical Mediterranean and E.T.O., World World War II, retired, 1946. Medical director Owens Illinois Glass Company, Toledo, since 1946. Decorations: Victory medals, World War I and II, Legion of Merit with palm, Bronze Star, O.B.E. (Britain), Cross of War with palm, France, Legion of Merit, Government Brazil.

Four battle stars, World War I, two battle stars, World World War II. Service ribbons. Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, American Academy General Practice, Industrial Medical Association, Ohio State, Lucas Company medical associations, Chamber of Commerce, Phi Rho Sigma.

Connections

Married Bertha F. Elkins, June 18, 1915 (deceased).

father:
Charles Lincoln Shook

mother:
Mary Belle (Harris) Shook

spouse:
Bertha F. Elkins