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hospital administrator

Nathaniel Wales Faxon, American hospital administrator. Served as First lieutenant, Medical R.C. and major Medical corpus, United States army, World War.; Member American Medical Association, American Hospital Association (president 1933-1934), Massachusetts Medical Society.

Background

Faxon, Nathaniel Wales was born on August 12, 1880 in South Braintree, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Otis and Susan Reed (Wales) Faxon.

Education

Graduate English High School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1896, Hopkinson School, Boston, 1898. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1902, Doctor of Medicine 1905.

Career

Surgical house officer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1905-1906. General practice, Stoughton, 1906-1917. Assistant director Massachusetts General Hospital, 1919-1922.

Director Strong Memorial Hospital, 1922-1935, Massachusetts General Hospital and Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1935-1949.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant, Medical R.C. and major Medical corpus, United States army, World War. Member American Medical Association, American Hospital Association (president 1933-1934), Massachusetts Medical Society. Clubs: Harvard, Aesculapian (Boston).

Connections

Married Marie Bassett Conant, September 22, 1905. Children: Nathaniel Conant, William Otis II, Herbert Wales.

father:
William Otis Faxon

mother:
Susan Reed (Wales) Faxon

spouse:
Marie Bassett Conant

children:
Nathaniel Conant Faxon

William Otis II Faxon

Herbert Wales Faxon