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Surgeon

John Richard Paxton, American surgeon.

Background

Paxton, John Richard was born on December 4, 1906 in Topeka, Kansas, United States. Son of Frank McAfee and Anna (Fox) Paxton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Southern California, 1932, Doctor of Medicine 1936.

Career

Intern San Bernardino County Hospital, 1935-1936. Medical resident Olive View Sanitarium, 1936, resident chest surgery, 1936-1939. Fellow general surgery Cleveland Clinic, 1939-1941.

Private practice general surgery, Glendale, California, 1941-1968. Clinical professor surgery University of Southern California. Senior attending surgeon Los Angeles General Hospital.

Director Glendale Memorial Hospital (past president board of trustees). Associate chief examiner Los Angeles subsidiary National Board Medical Examiners, 1946-1952. Member medical advisory board Cancer Prevention Society, 1946-1949.

Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in field to medical journals.

Membership

Member medical advisory board Cancer Prevention Society, 1946-1949. Diplomate American Board Surgery. American College of Surgeons fellow.

Member Los Angeles County (past president Glendale branch), California (house delegations 1947-1948, 50-52) medical associations, International Academy Medicine, University of Southern California Medical Alumni Association (past president), University of Southern California General Alumni Association (Executive Board), University of Southern California Medical Faculty. Club: Lions (past president) (San Fernando).

Connections

Married Janet Hall, January 28, 1937. Children: John Richard II, David Michael, Julie Meredith.

father:
Frank McAfee Paxton

mother:
Anna (Fox) Paxton

spouse:
Janet Hall

child:
John Richard II Paxton

child:
David Michael Paxton

child:
Julie Meredith Paxton