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Neurologist

James Lee O’Leary, American neurologist. Recipient Distinguished Service award University of Chicago Medical Alumni Association, Lennox award, 1968.

Background

O’Leary, James Lee was born on December 8, 1904 in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, United States. Son of James and Mary (Whalen) O’L.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Chicago, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1928, Doctor of Medicine 1931. Honorary Doctor of Science, Washington University, 1975.

Career

Instructor anatomy University of Chicago, 1927-1928. Assistant professor anatomy Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1928-1933, associate professor neuroanatomy, 1934-1942, associate professor neurology, 1946, professor neurology, 1947-1975, head department 1936-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Sidney Goldring) Science and Epilepsy, 1976.

Membership

Served from major lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1943-1946. Member American Neurological Association (president, Jacoby award 1971), American Association Anatomists, American Electroencephalographic Society, Harvey Cushing Society (associate), Association British Neurologist (honorary), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Nancy Lucas Blair, June 5, 1939. Children: Mary Blair, Nancy Lee.

father:
James O’L.

mother:
Mary (Whalen) O’L.

spouse:
Nancy Lucas Blair

child:
Mary Blair O’Leary

child:
Nancy Lee O’Leary