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naval surgeon

George Wanzor Shepard, American naval surgeon. Fellow American Medical Association, American College Surgeons.; Mason.


Shepard, George Wanzor was born on June 11, 1878 in Freedom, Ohio, United States. Son of Sheridan Wells and Fannie Annette (Hopkins) Shepard.


Doctor of Medicine Western Reserve University Medical College, 1903.


1 son, Richard Daniels. Surgical intern, Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, 1903-1904. In practice, Ravenna, O., 1904-1907.

Commissioned assistant surgeon United States Navy, October 25, 1907. Advanced through grades to captain Medical Corps, 1929. Medical inspector United States Navy, 1921.

Chief of surgical service, United States Naval Hospital, San Diego, California, 1922-1925. Same, United States Naval Hospital, Mare Island, California, 1927-1931. Senior medical officer United States hospital ship Relief, 1931-1933.

Senior medical officer American Embassy Guard, Peiping, China, 1935-1937. Commanding officer United States Naval Medical Supply Depot, Mare Island, California, 1937-1942. Spent many years at sea on ships of the fleet, retired, 1942.

Recalled to active duty in connection with Navy V-12 Training program, 1943.


Fellow American Medical Association, American College Surgeons.


Married Frankie Gail Daniels, June 30, 1903.

Sheridan Wells Shepard

Fannie Annette (Hopkins) Shepard

Frankie Gail Daniels