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James Sherwood Taylor

physician , educator

James Sherwood Taylor, American physician, educator. Decorated officier Couronne de Chene (Luxemburg); recipient Golden Apple award, 1967. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Cardiology, American Heart Association; member of the American Medical Association, Arkansas, Pulaski County medical associations, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Rho Sigma, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Taylor, James Sherwood was born on January 30, 1904 in Tallula, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter Sherwood and Lillian (Jack) Taylor.

Education

Student Washington University, 1921-1923. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1928, Doctor of Medicine 1931.

Career

. Intern University of Illinois Research and Ednl. Hospital, Chicago, 1930-1931. Practicing physician, 1931-1933.

Commissioned First lieutenant United States.Army, 1933, advanced through grades to colonel, 1943. Cardiologist various Army hospitals, 1933-1943. Commanding officer 90th General Hospital, 1943-1946.

Chief cardiology Walter Reed General Hospital, 1946-1951. Retired, 1951; professor medicine U. Arkansas Medical Center, 1952-1959, emeritus, 1969. Consultant surgeons general army, United States Army Air Force, 1946-1951.

Member of national advisory heart council and study section United States Army, 1947-1951.

Membership

Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Cardiology, American Heart Association. Member of the American Medical Association, Arkansas, Pulaski County medical associations, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Rho Sigma, Alpha Omega Alpha. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Elfleda May Murchie, September 5, 1928 (deceased.

father:
Walter Sherwood Taylor

mother:
Lillian (Jack) Taylor

spouse:
Elfleda May Murchie