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educator , physician

Francis James Levi Blasingame, American physician, educator. Fellow American College of Surgeons, American College Healthcare Executives (honorary); member American Medical Association (trustee), Southwestern Surgical Congress, State Medical Association Texas (president), Masons, Shriners, Rotary, Phi Chi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Blasingame, Francis James Levi was born on January 17, 1907 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Son of John Mitchell Coleman and Lillian Adams (White) Blasingame.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Texas, 1929;Doctor of Medicine, University Texas, 1932.

Career

Intern, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1935-1936;instructor anatomy, medical branch, University of Texas, 1932-1933; Adjunct Professor, University of Texas, 1933-1935;associate professor, University of Texas, 1936-1937;lecturer anatomy, University of Texas, 1937-1958;member of staff, Rugeley and Blasingame Clinic-Hospital, Wharton, Texas, 1937-1958. Executive vice president American Medical Association, Chicago, 1958-1968. Consultant to health field Chairman board education Wharton County Junior College.

President state board directors Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American College of Surgeons, American College Healthcare Executives (honorary). Member American Medical Association (trustee), Southwestern Surgical Congress, State Medical Association Texas (president), Masons, Shriners, Rotary, Phi Chi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Dorothy Isbel Rugeley, June 8, 1932. Children– Mary Lillian, Betty Nan, John Chester, Rebecca Louise, James Edward.

father:
John Mitchell Coleman Blasingame

mother:
Lillian Adams (White) Blasingame

spouse:
Dorothy Isbel Rugeley

child:
Mary Lillian Blasingame

child:
Betty Nan Blasingame

child:
John Chester Blasingame

child:
Rebecca Louise Blasingame

child:
James Edward Blasingame