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Chevalier L. Jackson, American laryngologist. Awarded Commander Order San Martin (Argentina), 1948, Chevalier Legion of Honor (France), 1955. Diplomate American Board Otolaryngology.


Jackson, Chevalier L. was born in August 1900 in Pittsburgh. Son of Chevalier and Allice B. (White) Jackson.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1922, Doctor of Medicine 1926, postgraduate laryngology and broncho-esophagology Graduate School Medicine, 1927-1928, Master of Science, 1930.


1 daughter, Joan Louise. Intern, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, 1926-1927. Clinical professor broncho-esophagology Temple University, 1929-1938, professor, 1938-1946, professor laryngology and broncho-esophagology, since 1946.

Visiting lecturer at the Graduate School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1954. Professor honoris causa Facultad de Medicine, Montevideo. Honorary member of faculty biological and medical science U. Chile.

Member advanced.bd. in American to American Hospital in Paris. Delaware 3d International Congress Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Broncho-esophagology, Berlin, 1936, 2d Pan-American Congress Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Montevideo, 1944, 6th Pan-American Congress of Tuberculosis, Havana, 1945, other international congresses. Developer technics peroral endoscopy and laryngeal surgery.

Conductor postgraduate course broncho-esophagology in various foreign cities. President Philadelphia Grand Opera Company. Past president International House Philadelphia.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: International Directory of Otolaryngology. Author numerous articles. Contributor to textbooks.


Fellow American Academy Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology (vice president 1943), American Laryngol. Association, American Laryngol., Rhinological and Otological Society (vice president 1957), American Broncho-Esophagol. Association (president 1950-1951), American Association Thoracic Surgery, Australian Computer Society, American College Chest Physicians (president 1951-1952), Pan-American Medical Association (secretary), International Broncho-Esophagol.

Society (founder, executive secretary since 1952), College Physicians Philadelphia (chairman of the section otolaryngology 1959), Philadelphia Laryngol. Society (president 1956-1957), Laennec Society Philadelphia (president 1943-1944), Pennsylvania Academy Ophthalmological and Otolaryngol. (president 1956-1957), Philadelphia Bronchoscopic.

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi., Alpha Mu Pi Omega. Clubs: Union League (Philadelphia).


Married Hilda B. Cowling, 1929.

Chevalier Jackson

Allice B. (White) Jackson

Hilda B. Cowling