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James Ziegler Appel, American physician. Served as lieutenant colonel Pennsylvania National Guard, 1946.; American College of Surgeons fellow; Member United Church of Christ.


Appel, James Ziegler was born on May 15, 1907 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Theodore Burton and Mary Hurford (Calder) Appel.


Bachelor of Science, Franklin and Marshall College, 1928, Doctor of Science, 1952. Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1932.


Intern, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania, 1932-1933. General practice medicine, Lancaster, 1933-1935, surgery, from 1935. Training surgery Lancaster General Hospital, 1935-1972.

Organizer, director health department Franklin and Marshall College, from 1943. Cons. National Center Health Services Research and Development, unites states department Department of Health, Education and Welfare, from 1968. Member President’ Commission Nursing Manpower, 1967, President’ Commission Health Facilities, 1968.

Advisory board Sears-Roebuck Foundation, 1955-1961. Secretary American Medical Research Foundation of American Medical Association, 1961-1967, president, 1964-1979. Trustee Science and Ednl.

Trust, Medical Society Pennsylvania, president, from 1960, president Pennsylvania Area IX, Professional Services Review Organization, 1973-1979.


Served as lieutenant colonel Pennsylvania National Guard, 1946. American College of Surgeons fellow. Member United Church of Christ.


Married Florence Burch, August 4, 1933. Children: Florence (Mistress.

Theodore Burton Appel

Mary Hurford (Calder) Appel

Florence Burch

Florence (Mrs Appel