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James Earle Ash, American army officer, retired.

Background

Ash, James Earle was born on September 4, 1884 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Rambo and Julia (Cook) Ash.

Education

Doctor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1905.

Career

International Blockley Hospital, Philadelphia, 1906-1907, Philadelphia Hospital for Contagious Diseases, 1907-1909. Pathologist Eastern State Hospital for Insane, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1909-1913. Instructor pathology Harvard Medical School, 1913-1916.

Entered Medical Corps United States Army, 1916, and advanced through the grades to colonel, 1941. Became director Army Institute of Pathology, Washington, District of Columbia, 1937. Retired from active duty, February 1947.

Scientific director American Registry of Pathology, National Research Council, a division of Army Institute of Pathology, retired July 1949. Professorial lecturer in pathology George Washington University, retired. Legion of Merit. Honorable consultant to Army Medical Library.

Honorary fellow American College Dentists. Emeritus fellow College of American Pathologists. Honorary member American Dental Society, American Society Clinical Pathologists.

Member American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists, Washington Academy of Medicine, International Association for Dental Research, Pan-American Association Ophthalmology (Chairman of Commission on pathology), International Association Medical Museums (secretary-treasurer), American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons, Honor Society of America Academy, Ophthalmology anl Otolaryngology, American Urological Association, Washington Society of Pathologists. Author: Pathology of Tropical Diseases (with Doctor S. Spitz), 1945. Also Atlas of Otolaryngic Pathology, 1940, Atlas of Dental and Oral Pathology (with Major J. Mann), 1940, 4th edit.

(with Colonel J. Bernier), 1948. Atlas of Ophthalmic Pathology (with Captain De Coursey), 1941 (all American Registry of Pathology). Atlas of Orthopedic Pathology (with Dungeon Master Angevine), 1943.

Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology (with N. Friedman), 1946. Home: Bethesda, Maryland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Pathology of Tropical Diseases (with Doctor S. Spitz), 1945. Also Atlas of Otolaryngic Pathology, 1940, Atlas of Dental and Oral Pathology (with Major J. Mann), 1940, 4th edit. (with Colonel J. Bernier), 1948.

      Atlas of Ophthalmic Pathology (with Captain De Coursey), 1941 (all American Registry of Pathology). Atlas of Orthopedic Pathology (with Dungeon Master Angevine), 1943. Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology (with N. Friedman), 1946.

Membership

Member American Dental Society, American Society Clinical Pathologists. Member American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists, Washington Academy of Medicine, International Association for Dental Research, Pan-American Association Ophthalmology (Chairman of Commission on pathology), International Association Medical Museums (secretary-treasurer), American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons, Honor Society of America Academy, Ophthalmology anl Otolaryngology, American Urological Association, Washington Society of Pathologists.

Connections

Married Marguerite Hal-Brown, April, 1914, children—James Earle (deceased), Signe Caroline.

father:
William Rambo Ash

mother:
Julia (Cook) Ash

spouse:
Marguerite Hal-Brown