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Ophthalmologist

Edmund L. VanBuskirk, American ophthalmologist. Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology. Recipient Selective Service Appreciation award, President United States.

Background

VanBuskirk, Edmund L. was born on October 15, 1907 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Edmund Michael and Louise Henrietta (Schwartz) VanBuskirk.

Education

Bachelor, Albion College, 1929. Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1932. Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University Indianapolis, 1933.

Career

Intern St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, 1933—1944. Resident, ophthalmology Indiana University Medical Center, 1934—1936. Ophthalmologist Arnett Clinic, Lafayette, 1936—1977.

Private practice, from 1977. Member editorial board Indiana State Medical Journal, 1939—1944. Chief, ophthalmology Lafayette Home Hospital, Indiana, from 1983, principal investigator laser therapy, from 1983.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology.

Membership

Medical staff St. Elizabeth Hospital. Committee member Greater Lafayette Conference Health Education and Welfare. Board directors Wabash Valley Association History Preservation, Indiana Medical History Museum, Indiana Selective Service Systems, 1943—1946, William Ross Tuberculosis.

Sanitarium, 1946—1956. President West Lafayette Board Health, 1946—1982. Member of Lafayette Country Club, Skyline Club (Indianapolis), Elks Lodge.

Connections

Married Dorothy Elizabeth Deming, January 30, 1930 (deceased). Children: Nancy Louise Stevens, Joan Elizabeth Tanner, Edmund Michael II. Married Janet Davis Semon, July 19, 1986.

father:
Edmund Michael VanBuskirk

mother:
Louise Henrietta (Schwartz) VanBuskirk

spouse:
Dorothy Elizabeth Deming

spouse:
Janet Davis Semon

child:
Nancy Louise Stevens VanBuskirk

child:
Joan Elizabeth Tanner VanBuskirk

child:
Edmund Michael II VanBuskirk