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army medical officer

James C. Kimbrough, American army medical officer. Awarded: Purple Heart, World War I. Fellow American College Surgeons; member of the American Medical Association, American Urological Association, Washington Urological Association (president), Royal Society of Medicine, London (honorary; member), Academy of Surgery, Paris, Alpha Omega Alpha.; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Kimbrough, James C. was born on November 5, 1887 in Madisonville, Tennessee, United States. Son of George Washington and Minnie (Williams) K., Bachelor of Arts, Hiawassee (Tennessee) College, 1909.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt University, 1916.

Career

Interne St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, 1916-1917. Entered United States Army as First lieutenant, July 1917, and advanced through grades to colonel Medical Corps, 1942. Regimental surgeon, World War I.

Specialized in urology, 1919. Chief, urology service, United States Station Hospital, Germany, 1919-1921. Station Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1921-1925, Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, 1926-1930, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, 1930-1934.

Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1943-1937, Sternberg General Hospital, Philippine Islands, 1937-1938. Chief professional services, E.T.O., World World War II. Chief of urology service, Walter Reed Army Hospital from 1946.

Politics

God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Fellow American College Surgeons. Member of the American Medical Association, American Urological Association, Washington Urological Association (president), Royal Society of Medicine, London (honorary. Member), Academy of Surgery, Paris, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Mason (32 degree, Shriner). Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Pauline Damon, October 3, 1929. 1 child, Mary Jane.

father:
George Washington Kimbrough

mother:
Minnie (Williams) Kimbrough

spouse:
Pauline Damon

child:
Mary Jane Kimbrough