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Physician

James Chanslor Thoroughman, American physician. Recipient award of honor Medical Alumni Association of Emory University, 1960, Association VA Surgeons, 1970; named Federal Civil Servant of Greater Atlanta, 1960. Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Background

Thoroughman, James Chanslor was born on August 25, 1904 in Ferguson, Missouri, United States. Son of James C. and Hattie (Manget) Thoroughman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Emory University, 1924, Doctor of Medicine 1927, Master of Science, 1935.

Career

Intern, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, 1927-1928, resident, 1928-1929. Chief of surgery Changchow (China) General 1930-1936. Superintendent, chief of surgery Soochow (China) Hospital, 1936-1940, 46-50.

Chief surgery Veterans Administration Hospital., Augusta, Georgia, 1951-1953. Clinical professor surgery Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1951-1953 chief surgery Veterans Administration Hospital., Atlanta, 1953-1969. Professor surgery Emory University School Medicine, 1953-1969.

Staff Lee County Hospital, Opelika, Alabama, 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served to major Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. American College of Surgeons fellow, Southern Surgical Association, Southeastern Surgical Congress. Member Georgia Surgical Society, Association Military Surgeons, Association VA Surgeons (president 1968-1969), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Kappa.

Connections

Married Verna Elizabeth Scarborough, May 6, 1929. Children: Margaret (Mistress.

father:
James C. Thoroughman

mother:
Hattie (Manget) Thoroughman

spouse:
Verna Elizabeth Scarborough

child:
Margaret (Mrs Thoroughman