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George Tully Vaughan, American surgeon, soldier, teacher.

Background

Vaughan, George Tully was born on June 27, 1859 in Arrington, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor James Walter Washington Lafayette and Frances Ellen (Shields) Vaughan.

Education

Doctor of Medicine University of Virginia, 1879. Doctor of Medicine Bellevue Hospital Medical College (New York University), 1880. Post-graduate courses in New York Polyclinic, University of Berlin, and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia.

Doctor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1919.

Career

Surgeon, January 25, 1888, passed assistant surgeon, 1892, surgeon, 1900, assistant surgeon-general, 1902-1906, United States Public Health and Marine Hospital Service. Major and brigade surgeon, 7th Army Corps, during war with Spain. Became professor surgery, Georgetown University Medical School, 1897.

Now emeritus professor of surgery. Chief surgeon Georgetown University Hospital. Surgeon Tuberculosis Hospital and consulting surgeon St. Elizabeth Hospital and Washington Asylum Hospital, United States Veterans Bureau.

Was operating surgeon in the navy in Mexican imbroglio at Vera Cruz. 1914, and surgeon United States Ship Leviathan in the World War, 1917-1919. Commander Medical Reserve Corps, United States Navy.

President Association Military Surgeons, 1907-1908. Fellow International Surgical Association. Member of the American Medical Association, American Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons (a founder), Washington Academy Sciences, Washington Surgical Society (president), Society Colonial Wars, Society of the Cincinnati, Order of Washington (commander general), Southern Surgical Association, S.A.R., Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War, Military Order World War, American Legion, Pi Gamma Mu, Kappa Sigma, Phi Chi, Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Principles and Practice of Surgery, 1903. Papers on Surgery and Other Subjects, 1932. Frequent contributor on medical and surgical subjects to technical journals.

Membership

Member of the American Medical Association, American Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons (a founder), Washington Academy Sciences, Washington Surgical Society (president), Society Colonial Wars, Society of the Cincinnati, Order of Washington (commander general), Southern Surgical Association, S.A.R., Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War, Military Order World War, American Legion, Pi Gamma Mu, Kappa Sigma, Phi Chi, Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Cosmos, Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married May Townsend Venable, June 27, 1883. Children: Vera V., William W. Assistant.

father:
Doctor James Walter Washington Lafayette Vaughan

mother:
Frances Ellen (Shields) Vaughan

spouse:
May Townsend Venable

children:
Vera V. Vaughan

William W. Asst Vaughan