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scientist , anatomist

Frank Henry John Figge, American scientist, anatomist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association Anatomists (Executive Committee 1953-1957), American Cancer Society (vice president 1952-1956; Club: Torch (president Baltimore chapter 1953-1954).

Background

Figge, Frank Henry John was born on December 23, 1904 in Silver Cliff, Colorado, United States. Son of John and Maria Barbara (Schwab) Figge.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colorado College, 1927, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1968. Student Colorado U. Medical School, 1928-1929. Doctor of Philisophy, University Maryland Medical and Graduate Schools, 1934.

Career

Assistant in biology Colorado College, 1925-1926, head assistant in biology and comparative anatomy, 1926-1928. Assistant in anatomy Colorado U. School of Medicine, 1928-1929. Assistant in anatomy U. Maryland.

School of Medicine, 1929-1930, instructor, 1930-1934, associate, 1934-1935, assistant professor, 1935-1936, associate professor, 1936-1947, professor experimental anatomy, 1947-1949, professor anatomy, 1949-1973, head department, 1955-1972. Chairman Anatomy Board Maryland., 1955-1972. Visiting professor anatomy University of Pennsylvania, 1948-1949.

Rockefeller fellow Yale University Medical School, 1940-1941. Trustee Biological Stain Commission, 1947, president, 1954-1956. Smith, Kline and French Research grantee, 1953.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of articles medical subjects to technical journals Associate editor Stain Technology, 1958-1965. American editor Atlas of Human Anatomy.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Association Anatomists (Executive Committee 1953-1957), American Cancer Society (vice president 1952-1956. Club: Torch (president Baltimore chapter 1953-1954).

Connections

Married Rosalie Mary Yerkes, June 25, 1932. Children: Rosalie Ann (Mistress.

father:
John Figge

mother:
Maria Barbara (Schwab) Figge

spouse:
Rosalie Mary Yerkes

child:
Rosalie Ann (Mrs Figge