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Surgeon , oncologist , radiologist.

James Samuel Binkley, American surgeon, oncologist, radiologist.


Binkley, James Samuel was born on July 31, 1908 in Guymon, Oklahoma, United States. Son of James Garfield and Nellie Irene (Keller) Binkley.


Bachelor of Science, University Oklahoma, 1929, Bachelor of Arts, 1930. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1932.


Chief resident surgeon, also Rockefeller Clinical. Fellow Memorial Hospital, New York City, 1939, research fellow, 1936-1940. Medical director American Society for Control Cancer, Inc., American Cancer Society, 1940-1946.

Member surgical staff chest department Memorial Cancer Center. Practice medicine, New York City, 1940-1942. Organizer Cancer Center, Bethesda Naval Hospital, also.

Long Beach Naval Hospital, 1942-1946. Senior surgeon Los Angeles Tumor Institute, 1946-1950. Associate professor surgery U. Oklahoma Medical School, Oklahoma City, from 1950.

Member of staff Baptist Memorial, Mercy, Presbyterian and University hospitals. Medical director Standard Life & Accident Insurance Company. Consultant to insurance industry.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional jours.


Served to lieutenant commander, Medical Corps United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Australian Computer Society, American Medical Association, Oklahoma, California, New York, Los Angeles, New York City, Oklahoma City, County medical societies, Oklahoma City Surgical Society, Society Head and Neck Surgeons, American Radium Society, James Ewing Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Pi, Phi Delta Theta.


Married Kathrine Bretch, March 8, 1941. Children: Donald James, Keith Bretch.

James Garfield Binkley

Nellie Irene (Keller) Binkley

Kathrine Bretch

Donald James Binkley

Keith Bretch Binkley