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Government official , Physician

Edward Marion Holmes, American physician, government official.


Holmes, Edward Marion was born on August 4, 1907 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Edward M. and Emma (Ehrmantraut) Holmes.


Graduated from St. Mary’s Male Academy, Norfolk, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1928, Master of Arts, 1929, Doctor of Medicine 1933. Master of Public Health (Rockefeller fellow), John Hopkins, 1936.


Engaged as assistant state epidemiologist Virginia State Department Health, 1934-1935. Medical director Fairfax County Health Department, Fairfax, 1936-1939. Director bureau veneral disease control, 1939-1947.

Assistant director public health Richmond City Health Department, 1947-1949. Director public health, 1949-1957. Associate professor public health Medical College Virginia, 1947-1952, director department public health medicine, 1949-1959, professor head department community medicine, 1952-1958, visiting professor preventive and social medicine, consultant medical education, All India Institute Medical Science, New Delhi, 1958-1963.

Consultant in medical education Agency for International Development, Washington, 1963-1964. Associate regional representative health and medical affairs Vocational Rehabilitation Administration, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Atlanta, 1964-1967. Consultant for medical affairs Social and Rehabilitation Service, Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1967-1969.

Director Rehabilitation Programs and Research and Training Center 19, U. Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, 1969-1971. With department physical medical, rehabilitation New York University School Medical, 1963-1971. Consultant medical affairs Society and Rehabilitation Service, 1968-1969.

Past member board, Executive Committee Richmond Area Community Council. Member Richmond Board Catholic Charities. Member Pan-American Sanitary Committee United States-Mexican Border Veneral Disease Control Commission, 1942-1944.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Ruth Benson Freman) The Administration of Public Health Services, 1960. Editor: Selected Writings of Marvin Pierce Rucker, 1957. Contributor to Textbook of Preventive Medicine (Leavell and Clark), 1953.

      Articles professional journals.


Served from captain to lieutenant colonel Medical Corps, United States Army Air Force. World World War World War II Diplomate AM. Board Public Health and Preventive Medicine (founder). Fellow American Public Health Association, Royal Society Health.

Member Association Teachers Preventive Medicine (director), American Association Public Health Physicians (secretary, editor bulletin), Academy Medicine, American Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Southern Medical Association, American Heart Association, Medical Society Virginia, Society Virginia Creepers, Phi Chi Fraternity. Clubs: The.


Married Sarah Daily Walsh, April. Children: Edward M. III, Sarah Daily (Mistress Venable Lane Stern, Junior.

Edward M. Holmes

Emma (Ehrmantraut) Holmes

Sarah Daily Walsh

Edward M. III Holmes

Sarah Daily (Mistress Venable Lane Stern Holmes

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