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Mayo Hallton Soley

physician , dean

Mayo Hallton Soley, American physician, dean.


Soley, Mayo Hallton was born on April 14, 1907 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Walter Hamilton and Grace Eliza (Mayo) Soley.


Bachelor of Science, Bowdoin College, 1929. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1933. Special graduate student of University of California Medical School, 1935.


Intern Massachusetts General Hospital, 1933-1935. Research assistant University of California, 1935-1937, instructor physiology, medicine, pharmacology, 1937-1939, assistant professor medicine and pharmacy, 1939-1942. Assistant visiting physician University of California Hospital, 1937-1948, San Francisco Hospital, 1938-1948, consultant pharmacologist, 1942-1944.

Assistant professor medicine, lecturer on pharmacology (chairman div. pharmacology) and toxicology University of California, 1942-1944, associate professor, 1942-1947, professor, 1947-1948, assistant dean, 1944-1948. Dean, director medical services and research professor medicine State University Iowa College Medicine, since 1948. Consultant pharmacologist Langley Porter Clinic, 1943-1944, attending physician, endocrine and metabolic, 1943-1948.

Consultant Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, 1947-1948, Veterans Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa, since 1948.


  • Contributor numerous articles to medical journals Specialist in internal medicine and diseases of the thyroid.


Member American Medical Association, American Heart Association Association for Study Internal Secretions (councilor, 1948-1951), American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physiological Society, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, California Academy Medicine, American Goiter Association, American Federation for Clinical Research, Western Society for Clinical Research (president 1947-1948), Association American Physicians, Sigma Xi.


Married Karoline Boeker Jump, February 19, 1938. Children: Mayo Robert, Charles Hamilton, Jane Elizabeth.

Walter Hamilton Soley

Grace Eliza (Mayo) Soley

Karoline Boeker Jump

Mayo Robert Soley

Charles Hamilton Soley

Jane Elizabeth Soley