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Charles Luther Jr. Wilbar, American physician. member board directors National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1962-1969; Served from captain to major Medical Corps, Army of the United States, 1941-1942.; Club: Lions (president Honolulu 1952-1953.


Wilbar, Charles Luther Jr. was born on June 8, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Luther and Clara May (Schmidt) Wilbar.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1928, Doctor of Medicine 1932. Doctor of Science, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1966.


General rotating intern Abington (Pennsylvania) Memorial Hospital 1932-1933. Resident pediatrics Mary Drexel Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, 1943. Resident medicine Queen’s Hospital, Honolulu, H.I., 1935.

Director Ewa (H.I.) Health Project, research public health, nutrition and pediatrics, 1936-1939. Director bureau maternal and child health Board Health, Honolulu, 1939-1941, president Board Health, 1943-1953. Pediatric training Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, 1940-1941.

Part-time faculty U. Hawaii, 1936-1953. Deputy secretary health, Pennsylvania, 1953-1957, secretary health, 1957-1967. Lecturer Graduate School Public Health U. Pittsburgh, 1953-1967.

Visiting professor public health and preventive medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1958-1967. Associate public health administration department School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins 1964-1969. Clinical professor medicine West Virginia University School Medicine, 1967-1969.

Director West Virginia Regional Medical Program for Heart, Cancer and Stroke, since 1967. Chairman of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitary Commission, 1961-1962, Interstate Commision on the Potomac River Basin, 1963-1965. Chairman of the Central Pennsylvania chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1958-1961.

Member board directors National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1962-1969. Board directors Pennsylvania Tuberculosis and Health Society, 1958-1967.


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Member board directors National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1962-1969. Served from captain to major Medical Corps, Army of the United States, 1941-1942. Club: Lions (president Honolulu 1952-1953.


Married Mildred Irene Robinson, September 3, 1935. Children: Irene May, Charlotte Ellen, Frederick Hanson.

Charles Luther Wilbar

Clara May (Schmidt) Wilbar

Mildred Irene Robinson

Irene May Wilbar

Charlotte Ellen Wilbar

Frederick Hanson Wilbar