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George Halsey Hunt, American physician. American College of Surgeons fellow (governor 1948-1957), American Public Health Association; member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Hunt, George Halsey was born on May 31, 1903 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Rolla Elijah and Nellie (Tillinghast) Hunt.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1924. Doctor of Medicine Columbia University, 1928.

Career

July 1976); 1 daughter, Barbara T. (Mistress Herbert S. Ketay). Married second, Helen DeLury McGuire, July 16, 1977. Intern, junior fellow in surgery Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1928-1932.

Private practice medicine, Red Bank, New Jersey, 1932-1936. Entered regular corps, United States Public Health Service, 1936. Commissioned p.a. surgeon (captain), 1936, advanced through grades to medical director (colonel), 1949.

Assistant chief, chief surgical services, marine hosps, United States Public Health Service, 1936-1945, assistant chief, div. hospitals, 1947-1949, chief div. hospitals, 1949-1952, assistant surgeon general, associate chief Bureau Medical Services, 1952-1956. Director Center for Aging Research, 1956-1958. Chief div. General Medical Sciences, 1958-1962.

Associate director Ednl. Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, 1962, executive director, 1963-1973. Board trustees Medical Service of District of Columbia, Inc., 1948-1957, 59-62.

Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Membership

American College of Surgeons fellow (governor 1948-1957), American Public Health Association. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Mildred L. Gertzen, January 22, 1932 (deceased.; married second, Helen DeLury McGuire, July 16, 1977.

father:
Rolla Elijah Hunt

mother:
Nellie (Tillinghast) Hunt

spouses:
Mildred L. Gertzen

Helen DeLury McGuire