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Bureau of Health , Chief

James Cordon CUMMINC, American Chief, Bureau of Health. Member of American Medical and Public Health Associations; American Legion; Foreign Wars; Masons.


CUMMINC, James Cordon was born on January 16, 1879 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Marion (Milton) Cumming.


University of Michigan, Doctor of Medicine Master of Science, Ph. Harvard University, Doctor Ph.


Director, Pasteur Institute, 1906-1913, Bureau of Epidemiology and laboratories, California State Health Department, 1914-1916. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, 1916-1921. Chief, Bureau of Health, Philadelphia, 1921-1925, Bureau of Preventable Diseases, Washington, District of Columbia, 1925 —.

Author of 50 scientific articles on disease control.


Member of American Medical and Public Health Associations. American Legion; Foreign Wars. Masons. Clubs: Harvard, Cosmos, Engineers (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).


Spouse Helen A. Sullivan, 1910, Chicago, 111.