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physician , army officer

George Fairless Lull, American army officer, physician. Decorated Purple Heart, Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Legion of Honor (France), Order Carlos Finlay, (Cuba).


Lull, George Fairless was born on March 10, 1887 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Walter and Margaret (Fairless) Lull.


Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, 1909, Doctor of Laws, 1949. Master of Public Health, Harvard, 1921. Doctor P.H., University of Pennsylvania, 1922.

Doctor of Laws, Jefferson Medical College, 1949. Doctor of Science (honorary), Woman’s Medical College Pennsylvania, 1953.


February, 1949); married third, Mildred L. Beckman, September 10, 1952. Interne Jefferson Hospital, 1909-1910, demonstrator morbid anatomical, 1910-1912. Commissioned ofc. Medical Corps, United States of America, 1912, and advanced through grades to major general, 1943.

Secretary and general manager American Medical Association, 1946-1958, secretary and assistant to the president, 1958-1959. Medical director Cook County Department Public Aid, from 1960.


Fellow American College of Chest Physicians (honorary), American College of Surgeons, American College of Physicians. Member of the American Medical Association, American Hospital Association (honorary) Association Military Surgeons. American Public Welfare Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Rho Sigma.

Club: Army and Navy (Washington).


Married Margaret R. Orr, October 29, 1912 (deceased).; married second, Janet Kuhn Love, February 19, 1926 (deceased.; married third, Mildred L. Beckman, September 10, 1952.

Children: George Fairless, Charles Orr (deceased).

Charles Walter Lull

Margaret (Fairless) Lull

Janet Kuhn Love

Margaret R. Orr


Charles Orr Lull (deceased)

George Fairless Lull