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James Hoyt Maxwell, American otologist.


Maxwell, James Hoyt was born on December 15, 1901 in Paw Paw, Michigan, United States. Son of John Charles and Cleo Lyle (Stevens) Maxwell.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1924, Doctor of Medicine 1927.


Intern University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1927-1928. Resident in otolaryngology, 1928-1930, private practice specialty, Ann Arbor, since 1933. Instructor otolaryngology University of Michigan, 1930-1933, assistant professor, 1933-1940, associate professor, 1940-1945, professor, since 1945, department chairman Otolaryngology, since 1958.

Member staff University and St. Joseph Mercy hospitals Chief consultant in specialty, division professor services Central office V.A. since 1946. Diplomate American Board Otolaryngology (director).


Member staff University and St. Joseph Mercy hospitals. American College of Surgeons fellow (past governor and past chairman advisory council oto-rhino-laryngology). Member American Otological Society, American Laryngol.

Association, American Laryngol., Rhinological and Otological Society, American Academy Ophthalmological and Otolaryngological (ex-secretary otological), Otosclerosis Study Group (past president), American Medical Association, Michigan and Washtenaw County medical societies, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi. Clubs: Cosmos, (Washington).


Married Marjorie Arnold, February 15, 1936. Children: James Robert, John Charles.

John Charles Maxwell

Cleo Lyle (Stevens) Maxwell

Marjorie Arnold

James Robert Maxwell

John Charles Maxwell