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Physician

James Breckinridge Lounsbury, American physician. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) Medical Corps, United States Navy Reserve, 1945-1946. Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology.; American College of Surgeons fellow; member of the American Medical Association, American College Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Society North Carolina, North Carolina Obstetric and Gynecological Society, New Hanover County Medical Society.

Background

Lounsbury, James Breckinridge was born on June 29, 1909 in Wilmette, Illinois, United States. Son of Ralph Reed and Helen (Beeks) Lounsbury.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1931, Doctor of Medicine 1935. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1940.

Career

Intern University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1935-1936, assistant resident in surgery, 1936-1937. Assistant resident in obstetrics Western Reserve Hospital, 1937-1938. Assistant resident obstetrics and gynecology, also pathology Woman’s Hospital, Detroit, 1940-1941.

Practice medicine specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1941-1969. Honorary staff New Hanover Memorial Hospital, Cape Fear Memorial Hospital, Wilmington. Director Maternity and Contraceptive Clinic, Department Public Health, Wilmington, 1942-1966.

Lecturer public health and hygiene University of Michigan, 1938-1940.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional publications Developer Lounsbury uterine curette, 1956.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) Medical Corps, United States Navy Reserve, 1945-1946. Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology. American College of Surgeons fellow.

Member of the American Medical Association, American College Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Society North Carolina, North Carolina Obstetric and Gynecological Society, New Hanover County Medical Society.

Connections

Married Vivian Beatrice Thomen, July 11, 1936. Children: Barbara (Mistress.

father:
Ralph Reed Lounsbury

mother:
Helen (Beeks) Lounsbury

spouse:
Vivian Beatrice Thomen

child:
Barbara (Mrs Lounsbury