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Physician

Herman Wenzel Wirka, American physician. Recipient commendation Wisconsin Department Industry, Labor and Human Relations, 1973. Diplomate American Board Orthopedic Surgery. American College of Surgeons fellow; member American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, Central Orthopedic Society (V.P. 1969-1970), Society International Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologie, American Trauma Society (founding; Rotarian.

Background

Wirka, Herman Wenzel was born on July 24, 1903 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Amelia (Harbort) Wirka.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Wisconsin, 1930.

Career

Intern, Wisconsin General Hospital, 1930-1931, resident in orthopedic surgery, 1931-1934, then assistant in orthopedic surgery. Assistant in orthopedic surgery Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital for Children. Consultant staff St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison.

Consultant in orthopedic surgery Veterans Administration Hospital., Madison. Professor orthopedic surgery University of Wisconsin, department chairman orthopedics, 1962-1971.

Membership

American College of Surgeons fellow. Member American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, Central Orthopedic Society (V.P. 1969-1970), Society International Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologie, American Trauma Society (founding.

Connections

Married Mildred N. Engler, April. Children: Herman Wenzel, Julia (Mistress Camille Bauer).

father:
Joseph A. Wirka

mother:
Amelia (Harbort) Wirka

spouse:
Mildred N. Engler

child:
Herman Wenzel Wirka

child:
Julia Wirka (Mistress Camille Bauer)