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pathologist , army officer

George Russell Callender, American pathologist, army officer. Served in Massachusetts National Guard, 1907-1912; Mason.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia). Wrote Pathology of the Acute Respiratory Diseases (Vol. XII, The Medical Department, United States Army in World War), 1929—Co-author of Malaria in Panama.”.

Background

Callender, George Russell was born on May 13, 1884 in Everett, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas Russell and Martha Ellen (Bemis) Callender.

Education

Graduate Mount Hermon (Massachusetts) School, 1903. Doctor of Medicine Tufts College Medical School, 1908, Doctor of Science (honorary), 1954. Graduate Army Medical School, 1913.

Career

; children—Janet (Mistress Merrill Buffington), George Russell, Gladys Catherine (Mistress R. L. Gellein). Instructor pathology and bacteriological, Tufts Medical School, 1909-1912. Commissioned First lieutenant M.R.C., United States Army, 1912, First lieutenant Medical Corps, 1913, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1945.

Chief of laboratory Army General Hospital, Fort Bayard, New Mexico, 1913-1915, Hawaiian Department, 1916-1918. Assistant Division of Laboratory and Infectious Diseases, Surgeon Gen’s. Office, 1918, chief, 1919.

Assistant curator Army Medical Museum, 1919-1920, curator, 1920-1922, 1924-1928. Member Medical Department, Research Board, Manila, 1922-1924, president, 1922-1923. President Philippine Leprosy Research Board, 1923-1924.

Adviser in pathology, Philippine U. Medical School, 1923-1924. Instructor pathology Army Medical School, 1924-1932. Professor gross pathology Georgetown University Medical School, 1925-1928.

Chief laboratory 8th Corps Area, 1932-1935. President Army Medical Research Board, Canal Zone, 1935-1938. Pathologist, Army Medical Center, 1939.

Assistant commandant Medical Department, Professional Service Schools, 1940-1945, commandant, 1946, retired, 1946. Director pathology VA, 1947-1959. Advisor Gorgas Memorial Institute Organizer, 1930, American Registry Pathology.

Member of advisory board Armed Forces Institute Pathology, until 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of Malaria in Panama.”.

Membership

Served in Massachusetts National Guard, 1907-1912. Mason.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia). Wrote Pathology of the Acute Respiratory Diseases (Vol.

XII, The Medical Department, United States Army in World War), 1929—Co-author of Malaria in Panama.”.

Connections

Married Gladys Foster Moore, August 28, 1913 (deceased. Children: Janet (Mistress.

father:
Thomas Russell Callender

mother:
Martha Ellen (Bemis) Callender

spouse:
Gladys Foster Moore

child:
Janet (Mrs Callender