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Dermatologist

James R. Webster, American dermatologist. Decorated Bronze Star. Diplomate American Board Dermatology and Syphilology.

Background

Webster, James R. was born on October 16, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Ralph Waldo and Grace Burleigh (Nye) Webster.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1927. Doctor of Medicine Rush Medical College, 1932, postgraduate study dermatology. Student dermatology, Vienna.

Career

Dermatology Northwestern University Medical School, since 1950. Senior attending dermatologist Wesley Memorial Hospital attending dermatologist Cook County Hospital, Chicago.

Membership

Served as major, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Fellow American Medical Association, American Academy Dermatology and Syphilology (president 1957-1958). Member American Dermatological Association, Chicago Dermatological Society (past president), Institute Medicine Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Nu Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Ruth Marion Burtis, September 4, 1930. Children: James R., Stephen B. Practice of medicine, specializing in dermatology, since 1937.

father:
Ralph Waldo Webster

mother:
Grace Burleigh (Nye) Webster

spouse:
Ruth Marion Burtis

child:
James R. Webster

child:
Stephen B. Practice of medicine Webster

child:
specializing in dermatology Webster

child:
since 1937 Webster