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John Carnett Howell, American surgeon. American College of Surgeons fellow, College Physicians Philadelphia; member of the American Medical Association, Medical Society State Pennsylvania, Blair County Medical Society, Philadelphia Academy Surgery, Blockley Radiological Society (honorary), American Cancer Society (trustee,; Member English Lutheran Evangelical Church; Mason (Scottish Rite, 32°), Rotarian.

Background

Howell, John Carnett was born on April 11, 1901 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry and Frances Regina (Kempf) Howell.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1924.

Career

Intern Presbyterian Hospital, 1924-1926, dispensary assistant in surgery, 1933, courtesy staff, since 1957. Clinical assistant Graduate School Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1926-1927, assistant surgeon, 1931-1935, assistant professor surgery, 1937-1946, professor clinical surgery, 1946-1952, professor surgery, since 1952. Associate surgery, radiological div.

Philadelphia General Hospital, 1927-1934, visiting surgeon, since 1934, consultant surgeon, since 1957. Head Industrial Clinic, 1936-1946. Consultant surgeon Pennsylvania R.R., since 1955.

Surgeon, chief staff Tyrone (Pennsylvania) Hospital, since 1955, also chairman of the department. Diplomate of the American Board Surgeons.

Membership

American College of Surgeons fellow, College Physicians Philadelphia. Member of the American Medical Association, Medical Society State Pennsylvania, Blair County Medical Society, Philadelphia Academy Surgery, Blockley Radiological Society (honorary), American Cancer Society (trustee. Member English Lutheran Evangelical Church.

Mason (Scottish Rite, 32°), Rotarian.

Connections

Married Henrietta I. Keller, June 26, 1924. Children: Henrietta (Mistress.

father:
William Henry Howell

mother:
Frances Regina (Kempf) Howell

spouse:
Henrietta I. Keller

child:
Henrietta (Mrs Howell