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John Samuel Wheeler, American physician.


Wheeler, John Samuel was born on January 8, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Review John Lewis and Tryphenia Halfyard (Garland) Wheeler.


Student University of N.H., 1923-1926, Wesleyan University, Middletown Connecticut, 1924. Doctor of Medicine Boston University, 1930. Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins, 1938.


General practice of medicine, Wolfeboro, N.H., 1931-1937. Director div. of epidemiology and local health N.H. State Department of Health, Concord, N.H., 1937-1940. State health officer and secretary state board of health, N.H. State Department of Health, 1945-1956, consultant in public health, staff Concord General Hospital, 1947-1956.

Staff physician and consultant public health Fairview Hospital & Training Center, Salem, Oregon, 1958-1962, N.H. Hospital, Concord, 1962-1967. Secretary state board funeral directors and embalmers, since December 1945. Secretary state board registration in medicine from February 1946, in chiropody from 1946.

Chairman State Hospital Survey and Construction Commission.


Member N.H. State water pollution commission, cancer commission, Tuberculosis commission, commission on alcholism. Trustee N.H. State Tuberculosis. Sanitarium, Glencliffe.

Served in the United States Army as N.H. state medical officer for Selective Service, September 1940-April 1945. Fellow American Medical Association, A.P.H.A. Member founders group American Board Preventive Medical and Public Health.

Member State and Terrace Health Ofcrs. Association, Association State and Provincial Health.


Married Marion Ernestine Mitchell, June 22, 1929. Children: John M. W., Harold H. C., Mark L. B., Michael L. L. Interne Bridgeport (Connecticut.

Review John Lewis Wheeler

Tryphenia Halfyard (Garland) Wheeler

Marion Ernestine Mitchell

John M. W. Wheeler

Harold H. C. Wheeler

Mark L. B. Wheeler

Michael L. L. Interne Bridgeport (Conn Wheeler