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Orthopedic surgeon

Joseph Seaton Barr, American orthopedic surgeon. member of faculty, Harvard University Medical School, 1930-1964, John B. and Buckminister Brown clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery, 1948-1963, John B. and Buckminster Brown professor, 1963-1964; Fellow American Academy Orthopedic Surgery (president 1952).

Background

Barr, Joseph Seaton was born on October 16, 1901 in Wellsville, Ohio, United States. Son of William Banks and Anna E. (Seaton) Barr.

Education

Bachelor of Science, College of Wooster (Ohio), 1922, Doctor of Science, 1952. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1926.

Career

Interne Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1926-1927. Resident in orthopedic surgery, Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1928-1929. Practice of orthopedic surgery, Boston 1929-1964.

Member of faculty, Harvard University Medical School, 1930-1964, John B. and Buckminister Brown clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery, 1948-1963, John B. and Buckminster Brown professor, 1963-1964. Chief of orthopedic surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1948-1964. Surgeon in chief, New England Peabody Home for Crippled Children.

Commissioned lieutenant commander, Medical Corps, United States N.R., 1935, rear admiral Reserve (retired).

Membership

Member of faculty, Harvard University Medical School, 1930-1964, John B. and Buckminister Brown clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery, 1948-1963, John B. and Buckminster Brown professor, 1963-1964. Fellow American Academy Orthopedic Surgery (president 1952).

Connections

Married Dorrice Nash, April. Children: Joseph Seaton, Mary Bicknell.

father:
William Banks Barr

mother:
Anna E. (Seaton) Barr

spouse:
Dorrice Nash

children:
Mary Bicknell Barr

Joseph Seaton Barr