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Naval officer

Charles Malden Oman, American naval officer. Served as delegate of American Red Cross at the international congress of experts to consider the revision of the Hague Convention of 1907, Geneva Switzerland, 1937; member National Board of Medical Examiners since 1921.; Member American College of Surgeons (member of the board of Governors); Mason (32°).

Background

Oman, Charles Malden was born on October 23, 1878 in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Freas and Mary Jane (Shannon) Oman.

Education

Doctor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1901.

Career

Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade), Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1902, and advanced through all grades to rear admiral, 1936. Served at Asiatic Station (Philippines, United States Ship Monadnock and Frolic), 1902-1905. Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, 1905-1907.

United States Ship Ohio, 1906-1907. United States Ship Illinois, 1907-1909. Assisted at rescue work Messina earthquake, 1909.

Naval Hospital, New York City, 1909-1912, 1915-1918. On flagship Wyoming, 1912-1915. Commanded hospital ship Comfort and later Navy Base Hospital, Brest, France, during World War.

Fleet surgeon on staff Admiral Henry B. Wilson, Atlantic Fleet, 1919-1920. Commanded Naval Medical School, Washington, 1920-1921. Naval Hospital, Washington, 1921-1924.

Medical officer, American Legation, Peking, China, 1924-1927. President Board of Medical Examiners, Washington, 1927-1928. Commanded Naval Dispensary, Washington, 1928-1931.

Naval Hospital, Annapolis, 1931-1935. Naval Hospital, New York City, 1935-1937. District medical officer 3d Naval District, 1937-1939.

Inspector Medical Department Activities of Atlantic Coast, 1939-1941. Commanding National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland., 1941-1942. Commanding United States Naval Convalescent Hospital, Harriman, New York, since 1942.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Minor Surgery, Doctors Aweigh.

Membership

Served as delegate of American Red Cross at the international congress of experts to consider the revision of the Hague Convention of 1907, Geneva Switzerland, 1937. Member National Board of Medical Examiners since 1921. Member American College of Surgeons (member of the board of Governors).

Mason (32°).; Clubs: Chevy Chase, Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Heloise Graham Brinckerhoff, January 3, 1916.

father:
Henry Freas Oman

mother:
Mary Jane (Shannon) Oman

spouse:
Heloise Graham Brinckerhoff