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Fred Marshall Davenport

physician , educator.

Fred Marshall Davenport, American physician, educator.


Davenport, Fred Marshall was born on November 30, 1914 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fred Marshall and Laura May (Church) Davenport.


Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1936, Doctor of Medicine 1940, Science Med.D., 1945.


Assistant professor department epidemiology University of Michigan School Public Health, Ann Arbor, 1951-1952, associate professor, 1953-1958, professor, 1958-1977, professor emeritus epidemiology and internal medicine, 1977-1982. Chairman, 1969-1982; assistant professor internal medicine University Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1951-1952, associate professor, 1953-1958, professor, 1958-1977. Director Commision on influenza Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, Office of Surgeon General, 1955-1971.

Chairman United States Viral Disease Panel, United States Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 1969-1973. Advisory panel on virus diseases World Health Organization, from 1958. Board of directors, Chairman of the Board science directors Center for Research in Diseases of Heart and Circulation and Related Disorders, from 1973.


Served to captain, Medical Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Epidemiological Society, Federation Socs. Experimental Biology, American Society Bacteriologists, American Academy Microbiology, Association Epidemiology Program Dirs.

School Public Health, Central Society for Clinical Research, American Association Immunologist, Harvey Society, Robert Koch Institute (honorary), Association American Physicians, American Society Clinical Investigation, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Public Health Association, Association Teachers Preventive Medicine, American Society for Microbiology, Michigan Health Officers Association, International Epidemiological Association, Pan American Medical Association, Research.


Married Clara J. Dommerich, June 14, 1941. Children: Laura May, Steven Marshall, Clara Josephine.

Fred Marshall Davenport

Laura May (Church) Davenport

Clara J. Dommerich

Laura May Davenport

Steven Marshall Davenport

Clara Josephine Davenport