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Howard Canning Taylor, American physician.


Taylor, Howard Canning was born on February 17, 1900 in New York City. Son of Howard Canning and Alice C. (Gibbs) Taylor.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale Sheffield Scientific School, 1920. Doctor of Medicine Columbia College Physicians and Surgs., 1924. Doctor of Science, New York University, 1955.


Obstetrics-gynecology New York University, 1935-1939, 1940-1943, professor, department chairman, 1943-1946. Attending gynecological 1936-1946, consultant gynecological, from 1946, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, attending gynecological Memorial Hospital, 1943-1946. Professor gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1940.

Professor obstetrics-gynecological, department chairman, Columbia College Physicians and Surgs., 1946-1965. Visiting gynecologist and obstetrician in charge Bellevue Hospital, 1943-1946. Director department obstetrics and gynecology Presbyterian Hospital, 1946-1965.

Director gynecology Francis Delafield Hospital, 1949-1965. Director International Institute Study Human Reproduction, Columbia University, professor emeritus obstetrics and gynecology. Honorary life time director American Cancer Society, Incorporated, president 1954-1955.

Diplomate American Board Obstetrics-Gynecology.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical journals.


American College of Surgeons fellow (regent 1951-1960). Member International Federation Gynecologists and Obstetricians (president 1961-1964), American Medical Association, American Association Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Gynecological Society (president 1957-1958), American Radium Society, American Association Cancer Research, New York Obstetrical Society, New York Gynecological Society (president 1962-1963), American Association Planned Parenthood Physicians (president 1967-1969). Member Central Association Obstetricians and Gynecologists, S. Atlantic Society Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Member Obstetrical and Gynec. Society Sweden, Sociedad Peruana de Obstetricia y Genecologia, Obstetrical Society Edinburgh, Obstetrical and Gynec. Society Jugoslavia, The German Gynecological Society, The Italian Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, Japanese Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, The Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Brazil, The Medical Society of Czechoslavakia.

Clubs: Century, University, American Gynecological, Harvey Society, Fairfield Country.


Married Caroline Colgate, September 8, 1923. Children: Barbara (Mistress Donald Schoen), Caroline Alice (Mistress Lincoln Day), Howard C. III. Associate.

Howard Canning Taylor

Alice C. (Gibbs) Taylor

Caroline Colgate

Barbara Taylor (Mistress Donald Schoen)

Caroline Alice Taylor (Mistress Lincoln Day)

Howard C. III. Asso Taylor