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medical director United States Navy

Henry Gustav Beyer, medical director United States Navy. member of the board on barracks, visiting England and Germany (special commission), 1903-1904.

Background

Beyer, Henry Gustav was born on October 28, 1850 in Saxony. Son of Carl and Wilhelmine (Scheibe) Beyer.

Education

Educational public schools, Hohenstein Ernstthal to 1864. Private instruction (classical) till 1866, pharmacy till 1869. Doctor of Medicine Bellevue Hospital Medical College (New York University), 1876.

M.R.C.S., London, 1881. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1887.

Career

Appointed from New York, assistant surgeon United States Navy, May 19, 1876. Passed assistant surgeon, April 30, 1880. Surgeon, May 19, 1893.

Medical inspector, 1905. Medical director, 1910, retired, 1912. Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, 1876-1877.

Various assignments to 1897. On United States Ship Amphitrite, 1897-1899, and during Spanish-American War. Wabash, Boston, 1899-1901.

United States Ship Prairie, 1901-1903. Fleet surgeon Pacific Fleet, 1905-1907.

Membership

Member of the board on barracks, visiting England and Germany (special commission), 1903-1904.

Connections

Married Harriet W. Wescott, May 6, 1880 (died January 4, 1891).

father:
Carl Beyer

mother:
Wilhelmine (Scheibe) Beyer

spouse:
Harriet W. Wescott