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Physician , retired corporation executive.

Joseph Steven D’Antoni, American physician, retired corporation executive.


D’Antoni, Joseph Steven was born on September 3, 1907 in New Orleans. Son of Salvador and Mary (Vaccaro) D’A.


Doctor of Medicine Tulane University, 1932.


Intern Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1932-1933, assistant visiting physician, 1934-1938, visiting physician, 1938-1947, senior visiting physician, 1947-1954. Instructor laboratory clinical medicine, Tulane University, 1933-1935, instructor department medicine, 1933-1940, instructor department tropical medicine, 1935-1940, assistant professor, 1940-1943, associate professor, 1943-1946, professor clinical tropical medicine, 1946-1956, lecturer department tropical medicine and hygiene, 1957-1979. Head, div. tropical medicine, Lakeshore Hospital, New Orleans, 1946-1949.

Visiting physician Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, 1950-1979. Director Standard Fruit & S.S. Company, 1950-1972, medical director, 1951-1953, president, 1953-1964, Chairman of the Board, 1954-1970, honorary Chairman of the Board, 1971-1972. Chairman of the Board Structural Systems Corporation, New Orleans.

President Harbor Banana Distbrs., Long Beach, California Director International Trade Mart, New Orleans. Member board commissioner Port of New Orleans, 1967-1971, president, 1970.


Member board commissioner Port of New Orleans, 1967-1971, president, 1970. Fellow American College of Physicians, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Tropical Medicine (president 1947-1948). Member of the American Medical Association, American Society Parasitologists, American Academy Tropical Medicine, Louisiana State, Orleans Parish medical societies, National Malaria Society, Southern Medical Association.


Married Helen Skelly, October 19, 1933 (deceased). Children: Maura Ann, Joseph Steven, Patrick Skelly.

Salvador D’A.

Mary (Vaccaro) D’A.

Helen Skelly

Maura Ann D’Antoni

Joseph Steven D’Antoni

Patrick Skelly D’Antoni