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Louis Albert Brunsting

physician , educator.

Louis Albert Brunsting, American physician, educator.


Brunsting, Louis Albert was born on July 7, 1900 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Albert L. and Kate (Bolt) Brunsting.


Student Calvin College, 1917-1918, Grand Rapids Junior College, 1918-1919. Doctor of Medicine University of Michigan, 1924. Master of Science, Mayo Foundation U., 1929.


November 1967); children—Anna Lea (Mistress Franklin Earnest, III), Louis Albert (deceased), Carl David, Linda Jane. Married second, Kathryn Chabot, September 28, 1969. High school science teacher, Grandville, Michigan, 1919-1920, general practitioner, Nashville, Michigan, 1925-1926.

Staff consultant dermatology and syphilology Mayo Clinic, 1930-1977. Professor dermatology and syphilology Mayo Foundation, University of Minnesota Graduate School, 1950-1965. Private practice as consultant in dermatology, 1965-1977.

Retired, 1977; civilian consultant industrial dermatosea United States Public Health Service, 1947-1953.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Minnesota Board Parks and Recreation, 1940-1947. Served with infantry SATC, United States Army, 1918. Diplomate American Board Dermatology.

Member American Medical Association (residency review commission on dermatology and syphilology), American Dermatology Association (honorary. Member, secretary 1948-1953, president 1953-1954), Minnesota, Chicago (president 1956) dermatological societies, Society Investigative Dermatology, American Academy Dermatology (representative American Board Dermatology 1958-1961), Minnesota Medical Association (chairman commission on syphilis and social diseases), Sigma Xi, Phi Chi. Member Austrian, German, Yugoslav, Brazilian, Polish, Venezuelan dermatological societies, British Association Dermatology, Royal Society Medicine.

Member Swedish, Dutch, French dermatological societies, dermatological societies of Israel, Argentina, Norway, Denmark. Member advisory panel on dermatology United States Pharmacopoeia.


Married Lena J. Pleune, 1923 (deceased.; married second, Kathryn Chabot, September 28, 1969. Children: Anna Lea (Mistress.

Albert L. Brunsting

Kate (Bolt) Brunsting

Lena J. Pleune

Kathryn Chabot

Anna Lea (Mrs Brunsting