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physician

Leland Marchant Corliss, American physician. Recipient Distinguished Service awards Colorado Health Fair, 1961, American School Health Association, 1963, Howe award American School Health Association, 1967.

Background

Corliss, Leland Marchant was born on July 5, 1905 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Dale and Leonette (Burnham) Corliss.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Tufts College, 1932. Postgraduate surgery, U. Edinburgh (Scotland), 1934-1935.

Career

Intern Memorial Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1932-1934 resident New England Medical Center, Boston, 1935-1936, Community Hospital, Rumford, Maine, 1936-1937. School physician, also engaged in general practice, Paris, Maine, 1937-1942. Medical examiner Oxford County, Maine, 1939-1942.

Medical director Denver public schools, 1949-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The School Physician in the Athletic Program (lecture with audio-visual aids), 1962. Co-author of high school health textbook. Producer: About Your Life, sex education filmstrip, 1958.

      Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Member Paris School Board, 1939-1942. Member science and research committee Colorado Heart Association, 1952-1970. Member Colorado Advisory Committee Polio, 1955-1970.

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1947. Member of the Universalist Church. Mason (32 degree), Shriner).

Connections

Married Eleanor Nelson, June 6, 1934. Children: Leland Marchant (deceased), Gardner Burnham.

father:
William Dale Corliss

mother:
Leonette (Burnham) Corliss

spouse:
Eleanor Nelson

children:
Leland Marchant Corliss (deceased)

Gardner Burnham Corliss