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Lee Harold Schlesinger

physician , university official.

Lee Harold Schlesinger, American physician, university official. Decorated Purple Heart, Bronze Star.


Schlesinger, Lee Harold was born on May 9, 1905 in Pittsburgh. Son of Maurice and Rose (Braun) Schlesinger.


Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1927. Doctor of Medicine New York University, 1931.


Intern, resident U. Pittsburgh Hosps., 1931-1934. Private practice, Pittsburgh, 1933-1938. Assistant chief medicine Hines (Illinois) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1938-1942.

Clinical director Newington (Connecticut) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1946, White River (Vermont) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1946-1952. Director Veterans Administration Hospital., Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1952-1953, Veterans Administration Hospital., Westside, Chicago, 1953-1958. Area medical director VA, Columbus, Ohio and Washington, 1958-1963.

Director Veterans Administration Hospital., Hines, 1963-1973, retired Visiting lecturer hospital administration University of Chicago, 1964-1968. Assistant professor medicine Stritch School Medicine, Loyola University, 1966-1979, emeritus, 1979-1981, associate dean, 1971-1978.


Member coordinating committee Loyola Medical Center, 1963-1973. Member Advisory Council for Comprehensive State Health Planning, 1970-1973. Member Western Suburban Planning Council, 1964-1973.

Served to colonel Medical Corps, United States Army Air Force. Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs. Member Chicago Heart Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV.


Married Gertrude Mary Coggins, November 15, 1935. Children: Mary Ann (Mistress.

Maurice Schlesinger

Rose (Braun) Schlesinger

Gertrude Mary Coggins

Mary Ann (Mrs Schlesinger