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Frank Glenn, American surgeon. Awarded Bronze star, 1945. Diplomate American Board Surgery (past vice chairman).


Glenn, Frank was born on August 7, 1901 in Marissa, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles and Minnie (McMurdo) Glenn.


Doctor of Medicine Washington University, 1927. Advanced study teaching, surgery, Scotland, England, Germany, Austria, Orient, 1931-1932.


Intern medicine Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York, 1927-1928. First assistant resident surgeon New York Hospital, 1932-1933, surgeon-in-chief, 1947-1967, consultant in surgery, 1967-1982, assistant surgical Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1932-1933, associate professor, 1941-1947, professor surgery, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1982, advisory consultant surgical V.A., New York Branch, 1948-1950, consultant general surgical V.A. since 1946. Editorial consultant medical department Macmillan County, New York City.


Served with United States Army Medical Corps, 1942-1946, as surgical consultant 6th Army, advancing from major lieutenant colonel. American College of Surgeons fellow (president). Member of the American Medical Association, American Geriatrics Society (editor Journal), American Heart Association (Executive Committee), American Society, New York surgical associations, New York Society Thoracic Surgery New York Medical Society, New York Academy of Medicine (president 1961-1982), Society University Surgeons, Harvey Society, Society Clinical Surgery, New York Clinical Society, New York Gastroenterol. assosiation, New York Medical, Surgical Society, Society Experimental Biology, Medicine, New York Society Cardiovascular Surgery (president), Society United States Medical Cons.

World World War II, Alpha.


Married Esther Child, January 15, 1938. Children: Gardner, Prudence, Frank.

Charles Glenn

Minnie (McMurdo) Glenn

Esther Child

Gardner Glenn

Prudence Glenn

Frank Glenn