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Surgeon

Jacob Merritt Mayer, American surgeon.

Background

Mayer, Jacob Merritt was born in January 1905 in Hazel, Kentucky, United States. Son of Jacob James and Thoma Josephine (Colley) Mayer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Kentucky, 1927. Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt University, 1931.

Career

1 son, Jacob M. Intern in surgery Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1931-1932. Resident Louisville General Hospital, 1932-1935. Resident in surgery; postgraduate Neurological Institute, New York City, Birmingham, England, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, British Postgraduate Medical School, London.

General practice medicine and surgery, Mayfield, Kentucky, 1936-1976. Member staff Mayfield Hospital, 1936-1972, Mayfield Community Hospital, 1972-1976, member honorary staff, now retired. Member Graves County (Kentucky) Board Health, 1949-1961.

Volunteer, American Red Cross Board. Member W. Kentucky Purchase District Development Board. Board directors Graves County Senior Citizens Committee, member special advisory commission for Kentucky Legislation Research Commission, Frankfort, Kentucky.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on surgery to professional journals.

Membership

Member staff Mayfield Hospital, 1936-1972, Mayfield Community Hospital, 1972-1976. Member Graves County (Kentucky) Board Health, 1949-1961. Volunteer, American Red Cross Board.

Member W. Kentucky Purchase District Development Board. Fellow American College of Surgeons, International College Surgeons (diplomate), Southeastern Surgical Congress. Member Kentucky Surgical Society, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Kentucky State Medical Society, Graves County Medical Society.

Member Churches of Christ.

Connections

Married Belva Irene Graves, September 15, 1935.

father:
Jacob James Mayer

mother:
Thoma Josephine (Colley) Mayer

spouse:
Belva Irene Graves