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army medical officer.

Morrison Clay Stayer, American army medical officer. Member American Board of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.; Fellow American College Chest Physicians; member American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, American Public Health Association Gamma Delta.; Mason.; Club: Army-Navy(Washington, District of Columbia).

Background

Stayer, Morrison Clay was born on July 12, 1882 in Roaring Springs, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Andrew Snowberger and Rosa Kissecker (Brumbaugh) Stayer.

Education

Student, Wittenberg College, 1899-1900. Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, 1903. Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, 1906.

Student Army Medical School, 1908-1909, Royal Army Medical College, London, England., 1920-1921, Army War College, 1926-1927, Infantry School, 1927-1928.

Career

Private practice, 1907-1908. Commissioned as First lieutenant, Medical corpus, United States army, 1908, and advanced through grades to major general, 1943). Served in P.I., 1910-1912.

Dayton, O., flood region, 1913. Letterman Hospital, San Francisco, 1914-1918. Chief health officer, American Occupational Force, Coblenz, Germany, 1919-1921.

Professor preventive medicine, Medical Field Service School, 1922-1926, and Army Infantry School, 1927-1932. Assistant commandant, Carlisle Barracks, 1932-1936. Post surgeon, Fort Riley, 1936-1939.

Chief health officer, The Panama Canal, 1943-1944 and chief surgeon, Caribbean Defense Command, 1941-1944. Chief surgeon, Mediterranean Theatre of Operations, 1944-1945. Chief public health and welfare, education and religious affairs, Office Military Government for Germany (United States), 1945-1946.

Director of Tuberculosis Control, Pennsylvania Department of Health, since 1946.

Membership

Member American Board of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Fellow American College Chest Physicians. Member American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, American Public Health Association Gamma Delta.

Mason.; Club: Army-Navy(Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Edna Ingham Keller, November 3, 1907. Children: William Keller.

father:
Andrew Snowberger Stayer

mother:
Rosa Kissecker (Brumbaugh) Stayer

spouse:
Edna Ingham Keller

child:
William Keller Stayer