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educator , Psychiatrist

Leslie Andrewartha Osborn, American psychiatrist, educator. Diplomate: American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, 1944. Fellow American Psychiatric Association (life).


Osborn, Leslie Andrewartha was born on August 10, 1906 in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. Son of Andrew Rule and Annie (Delbridge) Osborn. came to the United States, 1931, naturalized, 1938.


Student, Wesley College, Melbourne, 1920-1923;Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, Melbourne Medical School, 1929;Doctor of Medicine, University Buffalo, 1945.


Intern, Melbourne General Hospital, 1930-1931;postgraduate, Post Graduate Hospital, New York City, 1934;in chest diseases, Trudeau School Tuberculosis, Saranac Lake, 1937;in neurology and psychiatry, Columbia University, 1940;general practice medicine, physician, Endicott-Johnson Medical Department, Binghamton, New York, 1932-1938;assistant physician, Willard (New York) Eastern State Hospital, 1938-1941;psychiatrist, Meyer Memorial Hospitalassociate psychiatry, U. Buffalo, 1941-1945;attending psychiatrist, director psychiatry, Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital, psychiatric service, 1946-1949;professor psychiatry, U. Buffalo School Medicine, 1946;acting director department psychiatry, U. Buffalo School Medicine, 1946-1949;head Department, University Buffalo School Medicine, 1949-1950;director, Wisconsin Psychiatric Instituteprofessor psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 1950-1960;director division mental hygiene, Wisconsin Department Public Welfare, 1950-1960;director, Walworth County Family Counseling Center, 1960;professor psychiatry department neurology and psychiatry, U. Nebraska, 1960-1966;director, Swanson Clinic for Multiply Handicapped Children, Nebraska Psychiatric Institute, Omaha, 1960-1964;medical director, Winnebago County Mental Health Clinic, Rockford, Illinois, 1966;director, Mental Health Services, Tompkins County, 1967-1968;private practice psychiatry, Seneca Falls, New York, 1968-1974;private practice psychiatry, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1974-1996.


  • Diplomate: American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, 1944.


Fellow American Psychiatric Association (life).


Married Dora Wright, June 12, 1931 (deceased). Children: Anne L. Osborn Krueger Henderson, June E. Married Gwen F. Arnold, August 13, 1960 (deceased March 12, 1976).

Married Corinne H. Kirchmaier, June 7, 1985.

Andrew Rule Osborn

Annie (Delbridge) Osborn

Dora Wright

Gwen F. Arnold

Corinne H. Kirchmaier

Anne L. Osborn Krueger Henderson Osborn

June E. Osborn